Disability Pride Month: Books

I'm so excited to write this post! It's something that I've wanted to write for a while, but honestly never quite got around to it - and then I realized that Disability Pride Month was the perfect time. Today I'm sharing books with disabled or chronically ill characters, or written by disabled or chronically ill authors (or both!). It's hard to put into words how important it is for disabled people to be represented in books - to feel seen in the things you're reading. And for non-disabled people, reading about disabled characters, or reading about disability, can help broaden your understanding. It's so important and honestly, something that's still really lacking.

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Disability Pride Month: How to Talk to Kids About Disability

This has been a highly requested post! I get it - knowing the best way to talk to kids about disability is tough. I know that I don't have kids, but I've had so many interactions out in public with kids and their parents - some good, some not so great. So I'm going to share a few tips and the best things you can do to talk with kids about disabilities without making it awkward for anyone.

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Disability Pride Month: Traveling While Disabled

Traveling with a disability, for me, is pretty complicated. This is not going to be an exhaustive post - there is just so much that goes into traveling that there's no way I can fit it all into one post. But I'm going to cover some of the basics, and add in details where I can. My hope is that for other disabled people, you either learn some tips and tricks or feel seen, and for non-disabled people, that you realize how inaccessible so much of travel can be, and give disabled travelers a little grace.

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