In a way, Push Girls is staging a quiet television revolution here, by confronting nondisabled people with their own attitudes about disability and sexuality.
What made House remarkable was the inclusion of a disabled character as the lead, and a working one at that.
Disability rights activists stress ‘nothing about us without us,’ and this should include critical discussions of the political issues surrounding disability.
Glee’s creators and producers have fallen into the common trap of believing they can depict human experiences without the need for research or investigation.
Effort does not suddenly grant one immunity from disability.
Being differently-abled is a lifetime condition for many. It is not like a cold or flu.
Illness does not end as projected on “House” after the disease is diagnosed; in fact, it is but the beginning of a very difficult journey.