The Importance Of Disability Representation, Pandemic Reading Recommendations

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Disability Pride Parade in New York, 2015. Seth Wenig/AP Photo

A couple of writers and activists discuss their efforts to increase representation of people with disabilities in the media, around a milestone for the Americans with Disabilities Act. We’re also joined by a Wisconsin novelist about writing during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Stories From The Disability Community

    Thirty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, we speak with two writers and advocates for people with disabilities about their work. We hear stories and learn about the value of disability representation in media.

  • Local Author Nickolas Butler On Pandemic Reading And Living

    Wisconsin author, Nickolas Butler, joins us to share what his pandemic living experience has been like in the last few months– from what he’s been reading and writing to making time for reflection.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Alice Wong Guest
  • A.H. Reaume Guest
  • Nickolas Butler Guest

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