The Toolkit for Disability Equity Steering Committee have gathered some useful links for further reading.
The Disability Visibility Project publishes original essays, reports, and blog posts about ableism, intersectionality, culture, media, and politics from the perspective of disabled people. Alice Wong, the creator of the Disability Visibility Project, has also written several books as a result of the project, including Disability Visibility: first-person stories from the 21st century.
Haben is an engrossing book with a first-hand account of life with disabilities. Ms Girma describes her education and esteemed career as well as her encounters with ableism. You will come away with a greater understanding of ableism and how to avoid it. You will follow Haben from Eritrea to New Jersey and Alaska and want to join her in the fight for disability justice.
Practical and insightful, this guide identifies fundamental considerations for coordinating inclusive remote and in-person events. Links to checklists and resources make this a helpful reference source. With people returning to in-person conferences, it is a great time to refresh or update event practices.
Disability:IN is a nonprofit organization working to improve business disability inclusion worldwide. Their aim is to develop an inclusive global economy where people with disabilities participate fully and meaningfully. Their website includes a number of global resources aimed at both employers and employees covering hiring, accessible meetings, and a broad range of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility content.
Written for the newcomer to the disability conversation, this short book is conversational, often funny, and packed with information you can put to use right now to become the kind of thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people that you want to be. The author is an American disability rights advocate, speaker, and author.
Written for library workers in all types of libraries, this resource introduces potential allies to how to invite and include people with disabilities in their libraries. This resource is authored by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Community Equity, Data and Information Lab (CEDI).
Penny Batchelor, author of My Perfect Sister and Her New Best Friend, explores disability representation and action in the publishing industry today, from Colin in The Secret Garden through to new opportunities for 2022. This piece looks at authorship and publishing through a disability lens and examines what publishers and author groups are doing to further disability inclusion.