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I Hurt So Hard It Laughed: More or less the best of Duncan Cross, 2008 - 2015
You set the price! Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
From 2008 to 2015, Duncan Cross wrote 'the best-written patient blog' on the Internet. This collection presents most of his essays, grouped topically and lightly edited. Full of insight and emotion, I Hurt So Hard It Laughed gives readers a deep look into the struggles and triumphs of a person with chronic illness - in Cross's unique, razor-sharp voice.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The First Things I Learned
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: Free! Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Inclusive education
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The first book in a historical series of stories that look back at the day-to-day, lives of the average blind man or woman in the United States over the past two centuries. Learn about the blind persons who had come before, all they had to traverse to live a normal life and to accomplish all they did and with so few resources that the blind take for granted today.
Writing This Ability: Parables and True Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in this collection represent more than just tear-jerking accounts of overcoming adversity and mislabeled disability, although I’ve told a few of those too. I’m more interested in exploring the potential of what we consider to be dis and ability through characters who are constrained by circumstance and societal expectation even as they fight against those limits.
Marina, The Mermaid Princess With The Princessability To Roll
Series: Princessability. Price: Free! Words: 70. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
Anna and bunny her fluffy friend arrive at a magical and special world, but the rainbow slide that made them arrive does not let them return to their home, so they will have to go through a series of adventures where they will meet Marina a mermaid princess, who can not walk outside the water , and Anna will help her out and seek together for adventures.
Life of a Push Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Strategic Positioning: The Litigant and the Mandated Client
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Litigation
Court allegations can be based on nothing but a perspective that criminalizes confusing behaviors. Court professionals often are trained to seek out, diagnose and ostracize those who cause social upheaval by these behaviors. In doing so, the court often stifles explanations of behavior. Use of effective and strategic positioning creates the foundation of an effective defense.
Silence Is a Four-Letter Word: On Art & Deafness (The Tenth Anniversary Edition)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Essay » Literature
In 2002, Raymond Luczak handed us his call to arms for deaf artists everywhere. Ten years later, he revisits the book that challenged assumptions about being a deaf artist. Has anything changed? Yes and no. His meditations on what makes art “art” and deafness “deaf” asks artists--whether deaf or not--to rethink their work and live differently. Observations made from the past decade are included.
Love & Disability:
 A Lesbian’s Ode
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This collection of three short stories is dedicated to all those women, who love Us: the less than abled, the alternately abled and the disabled.
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.