list created September 17th, 2014 Manan Su, a 21-year-old woman from Sine village under Myebon township, who had lost one of her legs to landmine blast, said, “We have not received any assistance from the government. The year 1981 was proclaimed the International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP) by the United Nations. We don’t specify a person’s gender, ethnicity, occupation or many other personal details when introducing them. The Right Way to be Crippled and Naked: The Fiction of Disability: An Anthology, Willkommen im Erdgeschoss: Wie ich mich mit 17 im Rollstuhl wiederfand, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems, Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation, Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse, I Am Schizophrenic: Poetry From A Beautiful Brain, To Claim What is Ours (A Legacy of Light Book 1). Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel, Goodreads Members Suggest: Favorite Winter Reads. See also disability studies . [1] It called for a plan of action with an emphasis on equalization of opportunities, rehabilitation and prevention of disabilities. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is increasingly used to civilize grassroots disabled persons' organizations (DPOs) around the world. 10 Books by Disabled Writers You Should Read Posted over 3 years ago by Claire F October is National Disabilities Awareness Month, in which we not only recognize the existence of disabilities and the need for accessibility, but also celebrate the achievements of disabled … 1 Article 9 Accessibility - States parties must ensure that communications and information services, Books Written by Disabled Authors 'Me Before You', 'Flowers for Algernon', 'Of Mice and Men', and most everything else written by an able author about disabled people is eugenicist trash, so don't even try. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. 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The party calls for the inclusion of disabled people in democratic processes: National Spokesperson for the Disability and Elderly Persons Forum, Boyzee Mkhwanazi, says their party will make sure that people with disabilities are also considered when it comes to job opportunities, businesses and RDP houses. LETTER | On Nov 11, the Dewan Rakyat approved the motion to replace the 10 previously established special … These 12 children's books all star a character with a disability, and challenge common stereotypes about what it means to be disabled. Your first book, Stigma by Erving Goffman, had a big influence on your ideas about disability. She added: "But if the only disabled people that get any profile out of the games are Paralympians - and their feats of sporting success - then it is unlikely that the games will do much to change people's perceptions of ordinary . 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All while making it clear that folks affected by disabilities are just people like http://www.nlb.no/eng/about-nlb/facts-about-nlb/ The Right to Read is a long-term campaign encouraging collaboration and partnership. by. Books that contain physically or mentally disabled characters. Not only are you watching over the person to avoid further complications, but you also have feelings yourself. The library produces fiction for all age-groups and student literature for persons in higher education. (Blade Runner, #1), Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled, Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. Narinjara News — Many landmine victims demand government assistance for rebuilding their lives shattered by landmines during the conflicts in Rakhine State of Myanmar. You might feel Books for siblings of disabled children Caring for the disabled can be a monumental task, especially if you are handling a loved one or close friend. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it … May 28, 2019 - Helping young children to understand about their brother or sister's disability. of Action concerning Disabled Persons; Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. Disability is a condition of life, like those others. You must have a goodreads account to vote. My Invisible Cosmic Zebra Has Rheumatoid Arthritis - Now What? It will ensure disabled persons issues are heard and addressed. My Invisible Cosmic Zebra Has Crohn's Disease - Now What? These recordings, called talking books, may either be downloaded or sent to the reader in the mail for free. 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