Disability

See also disability studies.

According to many definitions, a disability or functional impairment is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these. Other definitions describe disability as the societal disadvantage arising from such impairments. Disability substantially affects a person's life activities and may be present from birth or occur during a person's lifetime.
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Take a Hint, Dani Brown (The Brown Sisters, #2)
Conventionally Yours (True Colors, #1)
Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
Two Rogues Make a Right (Seducing the Sedgwicks, #3)
Tornado Brain
Fairest: A Memoir
The Summer of Impossibilities
Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe (Sal and Gabi, #2)
Please Don't Hug Me
The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1)
The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2)
Asher (Ashes & Embers, #6)
How to Walk Away
The Girl He Used to Know
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Hello, Universe
Fish in a Tree
Only When It's Us (Bergman Brothers, #1)
Prognosis: A Memoir of My Brain
Tied (All Torn Up, #2)
The Silence Between Us
The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2)
Funny, You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum
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Best Left-Texts
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MG/YA/NA #ownvoices
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Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
El Deafo
Wonder (Wonder, #1)
Out of My Mind
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Carry the Ocean (The Roosevelt, #1)
Archer's Voice
The Fault in Our Stars
The Blinding Light (The Tav #1)
Ethan, Who Loved Carter
Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation
Blind Faith (Blind Faith, #1)
In the Absence of Light
The Mating of Michael (Sex in Seattle, #3)
The Running Dream

Near the end of Love's Labor, Eva Feder Kittay (1999, 154) writes that a fundamental aspect of a just society is related to the conditions and limits of mothering. In a just society, women with disabilities can mother because there is adequate emotional and material support for them to do so, and given a context of support and approval to reproduce, they can also choose not to bear children. In a just society, mothers of children with disability can mother, and they, their children, and other ne ...more
Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson and Jen Cellio, Disability and Mothering: Liminal Spaces of Embodied Knowledge

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The USA is a great place to be when you are healthy, it is a horrendous place to be when you become too sick to work.
Steven Magee

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