Websites of Interest
Disability in the News
Blogs Discussing Disability
Gemma started Wheelscapades to tell stories of her ‘laughs, adventures and frustrations’ when visiting places as a wheelchair user.
My Blurred Life
Elin is a visually-impaired blogger who writes not only about lifestyle, beauty and fashion, but also about disability awareness.
Have Wheelchair Will Travel
A blog dedicated to helping people with disabilities plan and research their holidays.
Down Syndrome with a Slice of Autism
Nick is 26 years old and has a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and autism (DS-ASD)
TED Talks and Speeches
Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate. Gorman was diagnosed with an auditory processing disorder in kindergarten. She also has speech articulation issues that make it difficult for her to pronounce certain words and sounds.
Amy addresses societal perceptions of disability and her vision for how we all change the way we approach disability.
Chandni Kazi is passionate about public health, social justice and the role of STEM in achieving both.
Sean shares his experience with the hope that collectively we look differently at people who appear different from us.
Cecilia McGough puts a face to schizophrenia and helps empower college students through the upcoming non-profit Students With Schizophrenia.
Has information and resources to teach about ADHD and help those who have the disability.
The Asperger/Autism Network
Provides individuals, families, and professionals with information, education, community, support, and advocacy.
Autistic Self Advocacy Network
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism.
The Jed Foundation
JED is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
LDA visualizes a world in which learning disabilities are universally understood.
Mobility International USA
Works on international disability rights and supports travel and study abroad for people with disabilities.