‘Welcome to Our World’: Collection of Stories Sheds Light on Disabilities – Progressive.org

‘Welcome to Our World’: Collection of Stories Sheds Light on Disabilities

These personal essays offer inspiration, grief, and a firsthand look at the disabled experience thirty years after the passage of ADA.

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Eleanor J. Bader

July 27, 2020

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“There are not enough self-identified Deaf, chronically ill, and neurodiverse people in publishing,” Alice Wong, editor of Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century, writes in an introduction to the book. “This directly impacts what gets published, who gets published, and industry assumptions of what disabled and non-disabled readers are [...]

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