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. Don’t forget, ou can always visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:

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It’s Perfectly OK To Call A Disabled Person ‘Disabled,’ And Here’s Why
Brittany Wong, Huffington Post - June 14, 2019

A really clear and up to date explanation of how and why disability terminology is still evolving.

Charlestown mother investigated for voter fraud after helping disabled son vote
Tim Camerato, Valley News - June 11, 2019

All it takes is a bit of suspicion and a nosey poll worker to threaten voting rights for people with disabilities.

Disabled LGBT+ young people face a battle just to be taken seriously
Alex Toft, The Conversation - August 8, 2918

This article is more than a year old but it’s worth reading, especially during Pride Month.