Ability Awareness: Adult Nonfiction Booklist

Posted on October 12, 2021

by Abby Sheri

Over time, the perceptions of persons with disabilities have changed significantly, especially after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990. Now, people with different abilities can be celebrated for their uniqueness and individuality, instead of those qualities being considered justification for institutionalization. For inspiring stories of individuals who have overcome incredible odds to bring meaning to their lives and make a difference in the lives of others, check out these nonfiction adult reads.

Cover of Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

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Cover of Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

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Cover of Now I See The Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle

Now I See The Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle

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Cover of Now I See The Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle

Now I See The Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle

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Cover of The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall In Love With Me

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall In Love With Me

Cover of The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall In Love With Me

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall In Love With Me

Cover of Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

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Cover of Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

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Cover of Joni: An Unforgettable Story

Joni: An Unforgettable Story

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Cover of Joni: An Unforgettable Story

Joni: An Unforgettable Story

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Cover of The Wounded Spirit

The Wounded Spirit

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Cover of The Wounded Spirit

The Wounded Spirit

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Cover of Limitless: The Power of Hope and Resilience to Overcome Circumstance

Limitless: The Power of Hope and Resilience to Overcome Circumstance

Cover of Limitless: The Power of Hope and Resilience to Overcome Circumstance

Limitless: The Power of Hope and Resilience to Overcome Circumstance

Cover of Life Without Limits: Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life

Life Without Limits: Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life

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Cover of Life Without Limits: Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life

Life Without Limits: Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life

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Cover of Unstoppable: The Incredible Power Of Faith In Action

Unstoppable: The Incredible Power Of Faith In Action

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Cover of Unstoppable: The Incredible Power Of Faith In Action

Unstoppable: The Incredible Power Of Faith In Action

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