A Disability / Mother's Day Reading List

Happy Mother's Day in pink stylized lettering

There seems to be a lot of discussion this Mother’s Day about motherhood and disability ... especially about the experiences and barriers faced by mothers with disabilities. Here is just a sample, starting with a series of three articles from Rooted In Rights:

Alaina Leary, Rooted In Rights - May 7, 2018

Maggie Winston, Rooted In Rights - May 9, 2018

Kristin Wagner, Rooted In Rights - May 11, 2018

… And three more reflections on different aspects of motherhood and disability:

Alice Wong, Bitch Media - May 11, 2018

Jennifer Senda, Disabled Parenting Project - May 13, 2018

Catherine Kudlick, New York Times - May 9, 2018

Let’s not forget Mothers who aren’t disabled themselves, but advocate for their disabled children, and other disabled people, in smart and innovative ways …

BBC Hampshire & Isle Of Wight - May 11, 2018

Finally, this recap of a Twitter chat on disability and motherhood …

Hosted by Alice Wong and Rooted In Rights