finding other disabled people in your area?

ora00911invalidcharacter submitted to realsocialskills:

How do I find other young disabled people in my area? I’m 22, in San Diego, not in school. Maybe I could find people in my area who are on Tumblr? is there a way to search for that?

I don’t know if universities tend to have…

dendriforming said:

Additional things about UCSD and disability.

The LGBT and Women’s Centers have lots of events. Some of them are about intersections with disability. You might meet people there. Generally community members can go to their events.

(I also know at least one autistic person who has had terrible experiences with ableism at the UCSD LGBT Center, but I think they’re working on doing better. It still might not be totally safe, though.)