March is a month of many observances. Though maybe not as well known as Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’s Day or the beginning of spring, Disability Awareness Month is certainly as important. In recognition, take a look at the variety of fictional stories in which people of diverse ability play a starring role, memoirs, and informational resources, all available at your Library.
JUVENILE AND YOUNG ADULT FICTION
The Ability Center and the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities are some of the many organizations in our area that serve people who have a disability. The Disability Visibility Project is a national advocacy effort. And there are many more such organizations, some of which focus on very specific types of disabilities and related issues. Contact your nearest library agency if you need help starting research on this topic or others.