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How Facebook Helps People with Disabilities

 by Bennett Gordon

Tags: Media, disabilities, wheelchair users, New Mobility,

For some people, photos on Facebook of wheelchair users having fun, dating, and living a normal life is enough to dispel stereotypes of people with disability. Writing for New Mobility, Jean Dobbs profiles the ways that people with disabilities are using Facebook to date, promote disability organizations, and to advance their careers. Artist Carolyn Stanley Anderson tells the magazine, “It makes us visible in a way that wasn't available before.” 

Source: New Mobility