Equal Access: Fighting for Disability Protections: Networking for Teens with Disabilities and Their Allies, 1st Edition

  • Marcela D. Grillo
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 150818383X
  • ISBN-13: 9781508183839
  • DDC: 302.23
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Having a network of friends may help teens with disabilities overcome obstacles like stigmatization, a significant issue for this population. Other topics in this book include what it means to be an ally, how teens with disabilities can use social media to connect, and the importance of including health care providers in their network to expand their support system. Bolstered by data from recent journal articles, this compelling volume offers teens with disabilities the tools to expand their network and form relationships that lead to more fulfilling lives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Building a Network Through Friendship.
2: What Is an Ally?.
3: Using Social Media.
4: Different Ways to Network.
5: Joining Forces with Allies.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.