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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Iron Widow (Iron Widow, #1)
The Charm Offensive
The Matzah Ball
With You Forever (Bergman Brothers, #4)
The Beatryce Prophecy
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally
Maybe We're Electric
Set Me Free
Salvation (Darkest Skies, #3)
The Heart Principle (The Kiss Quotient, #3)
All's Well
Wait for It
A Dragonbird in the Fern
Role Model (Game Changers, #5)
We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation
The Heart Principle (The Kiss Quotient, #3)
The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1)
Seven Days in June
The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2)
Only When It's Us (Bergman Brothers, #1)
Always Only You (Bergman Brothers, #2)
The Match (It Happened in Charleston, #1)
With You Forever (Bergman Brothers, #4)
Almond
We Are All the Same in the Dark
How Lucky
The Beatryce Prophecy
The Matzah Ball
One Two Three
Beard in Mind (Winston Brothers, #4)
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
El Deafo
Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters, #1)
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
Wonder (Wonder, #1)
Out of My Mind
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
Archer's Voice
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1)
The Fault in Our Stars
Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation
Carry the Ocean (The Roosevelt, #1)
Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)
Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Nikki Rowe
Everything is temporary, almost like a passing fase, some of laughter Some of pain. What we would do, If we had the chance to explore What we had taken for Granted the very day before, Some would say I'm selfish, To hold a little sadness in my eyes, But they don't feel the sorrow When I can't do, all that helps me feel alive. I can express my emotions, but I can't run wild and free, My mind and soul would handle it but hell upon my hip, ankle and knees, This disorder came about, ...more
Nikki Rowe

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