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Disability and Journalism: Writing from People with Disabilities

A practical guide with links to suggestions on how journalists should write about people with disabilities, as well as testimonies and examples of the work of journalists with disabilities


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Books by People with Disabilities

Alice Wong, Journalist and Disability Activist

Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People (2018)

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Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century (2020)

Check out: Mizzou Libraries

Buy: Indiebound

Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today (2021)

Check out: DBRL Columbia

Buy: Indiebound

Year of The Tiger: An Activist's Life (2022)

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Buy: Indiebound

Charles Krauthammer, Journalist and Disability Activist

Things That Matter

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Buy: Website

The Point of It All

Check out: Mizzou Journalism Library

Buy: Website

Helen Keller, Author, Educator, and Disability Activist

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Mizzou Libraries

DBRL Columbia


The World I Live In And Optimism - (dover Books On Literature & Drama) By Helen  Keller (paperback) : Target

Helen Keller Books | List of books by author Helen Keller