Rachel Adams Publishes Huffington Post Article on Disability Literacy for Children
Rachel Adams, CSSD director, director of the “Future of Disabilities Studies” working group, and Columbia English and American Studies professor, recently published an article in Huffington Post about building disability literacy in children.
“Literacy means not just knowledge, but fluency and comfort with those whose bodies and minds are different from the norm,” writes Adams, who also says that “disability literacy will be essential to the educational and work environments of the future.”
Adams goes on to list eleven everyday activities with children that are useful for promoting understanding, comfort, and respect toward people with disabilities.
Read the article here.