Three Links This Week

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Links to three articles shared in this week’s NCCI social media. You can visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:

This week - July 7-13, 2018:

Karen Hitzelberger, Washington Post - July 12, 2018

A disability blogger writes in the Washington Post about why the movement to ban plastic straws is more than just a bad policy for disabled people, but kind of an outrage.

Sarah Levis, The Girl With The Cane - July 3, 2018

Another disability blogger from Canada takes on a deceptively simple topic … people who are openly mean to disabled people in public … and explains how there is more to it than just rudeness.

Reid Davenport, Through My Lens - July 12, 2018

A disabled comedy reflects on what it means as a disabled person to have a “sense of humor” about your disability. Why do we make self-deprecating jokes? Are they social ice-breakers, or self-sabotage? Maybe a little of both.