As India celebrates its national reading day (June 19th), here are the list of books that changed my life. What are yours? https://ferosevr.medium.com/22-books-that-changed-my-life-and-how-7ac385584d1e @janemount @sudhamenon2006 @sandipanthedeb @nishaajit @deepalikulkarni @surmenon @Lisaraniray @nanditadas @authoramish @thekiranbedi
‘Disability is possibility’: a mission to bust myths in India – photo essay https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jun/17/disability-is-possibility-a-mission-to-bust-myths-in-india-photo-essay
Thank you to @vickyroy87 and all the volunteers behind this. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jun/17/disability-is-possibility-a-mission-to-bust-myths-in-india-photo-essay @thekiranbedi @bhogleharsha @joybhattacharj @Lisaraniray @nanditadas @virendersehwag @sudhamenon2006 @GerhardOswald5 @IndiaInclusion @anshugoonj @IndiasporaForum @servicespace @goonj @pavithrays
Proud to see the good work of @vickyroy87 challenging the stereotypes and capturing the stories of people often neglected. More power to the team of "Everyone is good at Something" @VRFerose ,kudos @JoGriffin2 for doing this story. #Equality #HumanRights
My new Young Adult book is out NOW!
Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution
Published by @BeaconPressBks & written w/ @kristenjoiner
Paperback, Large Print, Ebook & audiobook: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/670588/rolling-warrior-by-judith-heumann/
Hadn't seen this particular take on the dance of death before...A bibliophile crushed by his books. A 1785 engraving by Schellenberg. (via http://www.mancevicebooks.com/) but you can see the Getty's copy here: https://archive.org/details/gri_33125008604502
There is no telling how far Sohkhotinlen could have advanced, had he been raised in an enabling environment in an inclusive society. The 31-year-old, who has Down Syndrome relies heavily on his nurturing family.
Every story is incredible, but some are more incredible than the others. Here is the story of Sohkhotinlen Haokip. https://everyoneisgoodatsomething.com/inclusive-stories/sohkhotinlen-haokip
If you haven’t already subscribed to the website, pls do so. I promise, every story will lift your spirits...and some will move you to tears