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    Growing Up Disabled in Australia
    Growing Up Disabled in Australia
    A rich collection of writing from those negotiating disability in their lives - a group whose voices are not heard often enough 'My body and its place in the world seemed normal to me. Why wouldn't it?' 'I didn't grow up disabled; I grew up with a problem. A problem that those around me wanted to fix.' 'We have all felt that uncanny sensation that someone is watching us.' 'The diagnosis helped but it didn't fix everything.' 'Don't fear the labels.' 'That identity, which I feared for so long, is now one of my greatest qualities.' 'I had become disabled - not just by my disease, but by the way the world treated me. When I found that out, everything changed.' One in five Australians has a disability. And disability presents itself in many ways. Yet disabled people are still underrepresented in the media and in literature. In Growing Up Disabled in Australia - compiled by writer and appearance activist Carly Findlay OAM - more than forty writers with a disability or chronic illness share their stories, in their own words. The result is illuminating. Contributors include senator Jordon Steele-John, paralympian Isis Holt, Dion Beasley, Sam Drummond, Astrid Edwards, Sarah Firth, El Gibbs, Eliza Hull, Gayle Kennedy, Carly-Jay Metcalfe, Fiona Murphy, Jessica Walton and many more. Growing Up Disabled in Australia is the fifth book in the highly acclaimed, bestselling Growing Up series.
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    Book Author
    Carly Findlay
    Genre Literature , Social Science
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9780369358035
    Publisher
    Black Inc. Publishing
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    15-Feb-2021

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