Format: Web Site (Whole)

Personal blogs, narratives, interviews, and essays that are disability and disability rights related.
  • Aspergers Square 8
    • Beverly Harp, an adult autistic woman, uses her blog to discuss disability and autistic rights. She occasionally uses videos and visual arts to humorously examine mistaken assumptions that non-autistic people make about autistic people.
  • Autism and Empathy
    • Works to undo the dehumanizing and mistaken idea that autistic people cannot empathize. Shares personal narratives, essays, and research by autistic adults, parents of autistic children, and professionals showing that autistic people, all along the spectrum, can experience the world in highly empathetic and sensitive ways.
  • Autismo Y Empatia
    • En este blog se intenta disipar mitos que por mucho tiempo existen sobre las personas en el espectro del autismo y la empatía. Encontrarán artículos escritos tanto por personas con autismo como de familiares amigos y profesionales, y otras personas que conocen que las personas con autismo pueden y sienten profunda empatía. Note that this is a Spanish sister site for the English site at http://www.autismandempathy.com/ which shares the same purpose of undoing the mistaken idea that autistic people necessarily lack empathy.
  • Awareness Voluntary Organization
    • This blog site shares information about the activities of the Awareness Voluntary Organization, which works to promote disability awareness in Pakistan.
  • Ballastexistenz
    • The blog author, Amanda Baggs, draws upon her personal experiences and observations to enhance and enrich her written works about disability and human rights.
  • Diary of a Goldfish
    • A woman with physical disabilities writes about her experiences in life. She also writes about "disablism" (prejudice toward people with disabilities).
  • Disability Now
    • Disability Now, an English magazine, publishes stories about disability -related issues. The sections included are living, latest news, entertainment, working, newsletter, editor's blog, and "have your say".
  • Do it Myself Blog: Glenda Watson Hyatt
    • A young woman in Canada, who has cerebral palsy, describes life with a disability. Many of her posts focus on traveling and on accessibility issues.
  • Dumping Grounds for People
    • This website contains the outcome of a four-month long journalistic investigation, conducted mostly undercover, in ten institutions for adults with intellectual disabilities or mental illnesses in Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia.
  • Hand 2 Mouth
    • In this blog, the author--a person with disabilities--reviews various types of assistive technology, ranging from information and communication technology accessibility software to elbow crutches.
  • Humans Null and Void
    • This website presents the results of investigations into the chronic neglect and human rights violations of people with intellectual disabilities and psychosocial disabilities in institutions in Macedonia.
  • Inky Ed
    • The author writes about the experiences of her son, Mac, who has multiple disabilities and is mainstreamed in a regular primary school classroom in Australia.
  • International Coalition on Abuse and Disability
    • This blog shares information about abuse and violence committed against people with disabilities. Includes discussion of abuse and murder, hate crime, and other forms of violence against children with disabilities.
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    • Organizations in countries around the world held events to celebrate the 2010 International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This blog site collects stories on the different ways various organizations observed the day.
  • Journeys with Autism: Reports from Life on the Spectrum
    • Author Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg writes about her experiences as an autistic wife, mother, writer, editor, artist, photographer, and community volunteer. She is leader of the Vermont Chapter of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) in the United States.
  • Just Stimming
    • This blog presents the collected writings of author Julia Bascom on disability, disability justice, and growing up and living as an Autistic young woman.
  • MOM - Not Otherwise Specified
    • A mother uses this blog to share her daily experiences raising an autistic son.
  • Nilesh Singit's Blog: Disability News Worldwide
    • Shares disability-related news from India and elsewhere. A blog by Nilesh Singit from India, focusing access audits, accessibility and inclusive design, disability diversity/equality/rights training and research into disability issues.
  • No Stereotypes Here
    • The author uses her blog to raise awareness about disability and autism needs and promotes the elimination of negative stigma and stereotypes about autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities and other forms of a neurologically diverse humanity.
  • Rolling Around in My Head
    • Dave Hingsburger has worked in the field of intellectual disability and human rights for more than 30 years, emphasizing prevention of violence and abuse and protecting the right to sexuality. His blog examines discrimination issues in daily life from a disability and human rights perspective.
  • Tactile the World
    • Christine Amanda Roschaert, a deafblind woman from the United States, writes about her experiences traveling around the world, including in Nigeria and in Asia.
  • The Enablist: Looking Beyond Disability: Enabling Peole with Disabilities
    • This blogsite provides information, announcements, and narratives related to people with disability in India.
  • The Ragged Edge Magazine
    • Narrative and political articles by writers who have a range of different disabilities. Some topics covered in these articles include disability pride, society's attitudes toward disability, disability rights, and more.
  • The Seated View
    • The author, who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, writes about her experiences in life. Shares her opinions on a range of topics, some disability related and some not.
  • Us Too Please
    • A mother of four adopted children with various disabilities reviews local shops, restaurants, and government offices on their accessibility for visitors with disabilities. In the United States.
  • We Can Do
    • This blog is focused on disability, poverty, and human rights issues in developing countries and periodically posts announcements about upcoming conferences and events, new resources and publications, funding opportunities, and links to organizations.