By Abigail Bodden, age 10 Judy Heumann, known as “the mother” of the disability rights movement, passed away on March 5, 2023. Heumann was a lifelong advocate for disability rights internationally. In 1977, she led a 26-day sit-in in San Francisco, which paved the way for the Americans with Disabilities Act, which now protects disabled …
This compassionate coming-of-age story explores issues on identity, emotional well-being and bullying.
A pediatric nurse, Leah Brown helps to care for children with severe disabilities.
Disabled adults can have a hard time finding jobs because some employers think they can’t work. But in the United States, it is illegal to discriminate against disabled people.
Every person, newspaper, TV show and even every storybook has a message, whether we realize it or not. Here are some questions to keep in mind as we read, and some suggestions for fun summer reading.