As the director of communications at The Disabled List, Alex Haagaard focuses on developing and advocating for disability-led design methods. Alex has a background in qualitative research for service design, and is also actively involved with online disability justice organizing. In their free time, they enjoy wheeling through the park with their dog Saffi and practicing herbalism.
When the update hit, I could immediately feel pain in my eyes, and within about half an hour, I was having a tension headache. I have a lot of chronic pain, and I cannot deliberately expose myself to something that is going to be exacerbating my levels of pain, because then that has cascade effects.13 August 2021