Unstoppable: Women With Disabilities

byHelen WolfeIllustratorKaren Patkau

September 21, 2021|
Unstoppable: Women With Disabilities by Helen Wolfe
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Around the world, people living with disabilities face barriers in the built environment, in employment and education, and in social attitudes and policies that can make it hard to live a full and satisfying life.

The ten women we meet in this book face physical and mental health challenges, some from birth and some who became disabled later in life. But they all share the determination to make the world a better place, not just for themselves but for those who will come after them. Their fields are as diverse as elite sport, neurosurgery, architecture, and environmental activism, and while some have devoted themselves to disability policy, others prefer to lead by example. In either case they have proved themselves to be unstoppable.

Helen Wolfe’s forty-year career has spanned across education, publishing, and social work. She has written over thirty teachers’ guides for books as well as for a documentary about blind adults. Helen also has a lifelong physical disability, which requires her to use crutches, a wheelchair, and a scooter. In writing Unsto...
Title:Unstoppable: Women With Disabilities
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:24 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:24 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.25 in
Published:September 21, 2021
Publisher:Second Story Press
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9781772602098

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