Links to three articles highlighted in this week’s NCCI social media. You can visit NCCI on Facebook and Twitter at the following links:
This week - June 1-8, 2018:
Julia Bascomb, Executive Director, Autistic Self Advocacy Network
A hopeful but critical look at what the disability rights movement has done, and what it needs to do better.
2. People With Disabilities Are ‘Severely Underrepresented in Elected Office.’ These Candidates Hope to Change That.
Robyn Powell, Rewire News - May 31, 2018
This Midterm Election year, people with disabilities are starting to look not just at voting, but also running for elected office.
E. Price, Medium - March 23, 2018
A radical re-examination of what it means when people we are trying to help fail or disappoint us … very relevant to our approach to the disability community. (Note: This article contains some strong language).