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Selected Disability Materials

A collection of disability-related materials from the Libraries and beyond as cultivated by various SU disability groups.

In addition to the many disability-related resources available through SU Libraries, the web itself has great disability content as well. Here are but a few of our favorites.

TED Talks

Multiple TED talks are by people with disabilities and/or about disabilities. These three are just a few of our favorites, but we encourage you to explore TED talks for more great disability conversations.

YouTube Series

The Tommy Edison Experience

Blind since birth, Tommy Edison shares his experiences living in a sight-privilege world. Full of humor and educational intent, Edison answers questions and takes on tasks in his various video series.

My Gimpy Life

My Gimpy Life is an award-winning comedy series about Teal Sherer, a wheelchair user and Hollywood actress pursuing her career.

Zach Anner

Zach Anner is a comedian, actor, and writer who will make you laugh. He also has cerebral palsy.

Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

Jessica Kellgren-Fozard isa deaf YouTuber who makes videos about  her life with disabilities and chronic illness in a positive uplifting way while also talking about LGBTQ+ awareness and vintage fashion.

Blogs

These are but a few of the many great blogs on disability by writers with disabilities: