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Anne-Laure commented on The Conversation Turned Around To What I Could Do

Mariah, thank you so much for sharing this inspiring video! I wish you shared it as a full post for the rest of the community to see as it hits so many important points. I can imagine how she feels in prison in her body! Great points about the water as a great environment. In fact, one of my students did an interview with an aquatic trainer who talked about the safety water provides to seniors when doing physical activities.

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Anne-Laure commented on The Conversation Turned Around To What I Could Do

Thanks Bettina Fliegel You're also a great source of inspirations! It's been a pleasure to be on this challenge with you!

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Anne-Laure commented on The Conversation Turned Around To What I Could Do

Thanks Mariah for sharing this difficult experience. I agree that the issue of identity is crucial as we move to ideation. How can we help people maintain their identity despite a reduced (or lack of) physical mobility. Interestingly yesterday I had a discussion with some students in my class Jimena LLopis Tuba Naziruddin Manjunath Peixuan Wang  Avery Deng   about independence and dependence: how might we support a sense of independence despite decreased mobility? As Bettina Fliegel noted it might be horrible to feel in freedom: how can we support a sense of freedom despite physical dependence? It reminds us how embodied we are...