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Sticks and Stones: Disabled People’s Stories of Abuse, Defiance and Resilience
A collection of fifty stories about facing abuse and violence, published by the World Institute on Disability. The compelling stories are told by a diverse group of people with disabilities, as well as family members, services providers, and other allies, and cover a wide range of mistreatment and recovery experiences. By sharing their stories, these writers hope to ...more
Published by World Institute on Disability
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This book deals with the abuse of disabled people, but it is far from depressing. Like the subtitle says, it is "disabled people's stories of abuse, defiance and resilience". I've read a lot of anthologies by disabled people before. This one impressed me in the amount of diversity of disability experiences that were represented. There was writing by people with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, cognitive disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, intellectual disabilities, sensory ...more