If our contributors could tell an author writing a character with their disability one thing–besides “do your research”–what would it be?
Browsing: spinal muscular atrophy
I’ve talked a lot about the ways my disability has affected my body image, my sexuality, my confidence, and my social interactions, and all of those things are important to consider when writing a disabled character. Today, however, I want to focus on the ways my disability affects the logistics of my life.
What kind of tips do our contributors have for authors seeking to respectfully write disabled characters?