Almost 20 percent of the United States population – 56.7 million people – live with some sort of disability. If you or a loved one has a disability, you are not alone. An entire community of people is available to support you, sharing advice and tips for caring for yourself and loved ones.
To learn more about living with disability, explore these top blogs by organizations, people with disability and caregivers across the country:
This blog features the latest news about developmental disabilities. The blog covers topics about public policy, pop culture, medical news and more.
Huffington Post: Disability
The Huffington Post frequently posts articles and news stories on a wide range of disability topics. You can find the latest disability news, articles on finding support for disability and unique viewpoints and voices from people with disabilities.
The Disability Thinking blog shares the ideas, identity and culture of living with a disabilitly. From reading recommendations to disability communities, activism to the latest viewpoints on disability awareness and topics, this blog fosters understanding of disability culture.
This website from John Morris, a 28-year-old wheelchair user, helps you learn more about traveling with a disability. Morris shares experiences and gives you tips on seeing the world from your wheelchair.
Words I Wheel By
Emily Ladau blogs, writes and speaks as a disability activist who strives to make the world more accessible for all people. Her blogs feature the latest in disability news and activism, advice for facing discrimination and more information on her experience living with disabilities.
You can find dozens and dozens of blogs about living with disability online. This small sampling can help you get started on your journey to learn more about disabilities and understanding disability culture.