- Global Voices - http://globalvoicesonline.org -

Australia: Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

Written by Kevin Rennie On 3 December 2013 @ 23:04 pm | No Comments

In Australia, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, English, Health, Oceania, Quick Reads

3 December 2013 is International Day of People with Disability. Award winning blogger Carly Findlay [1] writes about her experiences as a person with the skin condition ichthyosis in Disability has meant finding my tribe [2]:

Disability is showing them – the underestimators. It's a sense of community. It's friendship and a strong sense of empathy with a big dose of laughing at the ignorance of others’ reactions. Disability is a place to belong. It's finding my tribe.

Article printed from Global Voices: http://globalvoicesonline.org

URL to article: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/12/03/australia-celebrating-international-day-of-people-with-disability/

URLs in this post:

[1] Carly Findlay: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-03/disability-blogger-takes-control-of-her-story/5126834

[2] Disability has meant finding my tribe: http://carlyfindlay.blogspot.com.au/2013/12/disability-has-meant-finding-my-tribe.html

Licensed Creative Commons Attribution, 2008 Global Voices Online. See attribution policy for details: http://globalvoicesonline.org/about/global-voices-attribution-policy