Three Links This Week

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Links to three articles shared in this week’s NCCI social media.

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This week - August 11-17, 2018:

Money Diaries, Refinery - August 8, 2018

Followup story:

Anabel Pasarow, Money Diaries, Refinery - August 9, 2018

These two stories present one disabled woman’s “Money Diary,” to illustrate how someone with a disability who is ON disability copes financially. It’s good to see think kind of thing in a publication that doesn’t specialize in disability stories.

Kiana Myers, Press-Republican - August 14, 2018

This is an unusual type of “human interest” disability story, in that it has elements of sympathy, but is essentially empowering, as she is engaging with disability issues in the community, not just her own personal struggles.

Kathleen Downes, The Squeaky Wheelchair - August 15, 2018

Kathleen is a really good disability blogger. This post really conveys the difficulty people with significant physical disabilities have in trying to be active in the community, and how even when you can get help, it’s often a mixed bag.