Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Explore Education Alumna, Advocate Stella, and more!

Stella Young says "I want people to think about disability more and I want people to think about ableism in the same way they think about racism."

from NYTimes.com

Becoming Disabled

Black Lives Matter and the LGBT rights movement have taken hold. Yet pride movements for people with disabilities have not gained the same sort of traction in the American consciousness. This Op-Ed asks why. (Illustration: Dadu Shin)

from BuzzFeed

People With Disabilities Say What They Want To See In Comics

People With Disabilities Say What They Want To See In Comics - "It's possible to have a disabled character and not talk about their disability."

from eHow

Hands-On Projects to Teach Kids About Disabilities

People living with disabilities often face challenges that others cannot comprehend, but many organizations try to ease the financial burden of getting an education. Some scholarships are available ...

from BBC News

Why are a quarter of disabled people lonely

from BuzzFeed

23 Things That People In Wheelchairs Have To Cope With

Having to confront people who wrongly park in disabled parking spaces. | 23 Things That People In Wheelchairs Have To Cope With

from The Mighty

8 'Helpful' Things That Don’t Really Help People With Disabilities

When a Reddit user asked this question to people with disabilities, more than 9000 comments rolled in: “What is something that we (presumably people without disabilities) do that we think helps, but it really doesn’t?”

from The Daily Beast

#YesAllWomen, but Not Really: How Feminism Leaves the Disabled Behind

Unwittingly or not, modern feminism is leaving its disabled sisters out of the discussion <<<< eye opening read. wow. i'd never thought about a lot of these issues before.