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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The Dignity of Disabled Lives
Andrew Solomon, The New York Times - September 2, 2019

A remarkably insightful overview of how ideas and practices about about disabilities have evolved. Part of an ongoing series on disability in the New York Times.

Jillian Mercado On Being A Disabled Latina Model: ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’
Wendy Lu, Huffington Post - September 16, 2019

An excellent profile of groundbreaking disabled fashion model Jillian Mercado.

How to Be an Ally to People with Disabilities
Meriah Nichols - September 16, 2019

Good advice from a disability blogger and parent of a child with disabilities, who is also disabled herself.