Weekly Disability Reading List

Closeup picture of a monthly calendar, focused on a single week

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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People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning
Abagail Abrams, Time - June 12, 2019

This is an especially well-written story about the struggles and barriers encountered by people with disabilities running for office, and a new effort to help.

I’m Not Sorry If My Disability Makes You Uncomfortable
Anna Zivarts, Rooted In Rights - June 9, 2019

It’s one of the most insidious and exhausting ways we as disabled people tend to sabotage ourselves … by one way or another apologizing for our disabilities.

What Ali Stroker’s Historic Tony Win Means for Wheelchair Users Like Me
Judy Heumann, Hollywood Reporter - June 10, 2019

One of the early founders of the modern disability rights movement talks about why disability representation in media is so important.