Friday, July 5, 2019
Weekly Disability Reading List
Links to three disability-related articles shared last week on NCCI social media. Don’t forget, you can always visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:
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The Forgotten: Disabled And Detained At The Border
Sarah Kim, Forbes - June 28, 2019
Detaining asylum seekers at the Southern border is both a contentious political issue and a moral crisis. As so many issues do, it affects people with disabilities disproportionately.
The Olmstead Decision & Me
Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project - June 28, 2019
This very personal account dramatizes disabled people’s struggle to achieve and maintain basic independence.
Creating Accessibility in Cafés
Vilissa Thompson, Fresh Cup Magazine - July 2, 2019
Tips for making cafes more accessible. More retail trade publications like this should be commissioning stories about the importance of accessibility.