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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I’m obese. I want a healthy lifestyle. But it’s often inaccessible to disabled people like me.
Pasquale Toscano, Vox.com - May 27, 2019

Health and weight loss are extremely complicated for people with disabilities, because of inaccessibility, and the extra layers of shaming that obesity can attract.

“We Want Our Freedom,” Declare Disability Advocates to Dems
Ruth McCambridge, Non Profit Quarterly - May 22, 2019

ADAPT is making progress to pass the Disability Integration Act, aimed at making home care available to anyone who needs it and chooses it.

War is hell. Try doing it in a wheelchair.
James Reini, Public Radio International - May 28, 2019

An in-depth look at coping with a disability in the middle of a war zone.