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Working Toward Belonging
Nonfiction Ages 12+
Pages: 192
Themes: inclusion, othering, independence, advocacy, accessibility
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 13/Apr/2021
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People with disabilities (PWDs) have the same aspirations for their lives as you do for yours. The difference is that PWDs don’t have the same access to education, employment, housing, transportation and healthcare in order to achieve their goals. In The Disability Experience you’ll meet people with different kinds of disabilities, and you'll begin to understand the ways PWDs have been ignored, reviled and marginalized throughout history. The book also celebrates the triumphs and achievements of PWDs and shares the powerful stories of those who have fought for change.

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