Weekly Disability Reading List

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Links to three disability-related articles shared last week on NCCI social media. You can always visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:

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New content is added every day.

Why disabled journalists should report on disability
Karina Sturm, April 19, 2019

Any journalist should be able to report well on disability issues. But journalists with disabilities tend to have better instincts about what really matters in stories involving disability.

Disabled people need more ramps, not more fancy new gadgets
s. e. smith, Vox.com - April 30, 2019

Technological innovation is great. But inventors need to talk to actual disabled people about what’s important to them. The “coolest” looking gadgets aren’t necessarily any use.

Also, we had 2 guest writers this month at the NCCI Blog:

Let’s Talk About Fatigue, by Allison Jonergin

Mental Illness and Coping in Relationships, by Gemma Tendrich