Disability Representation Needs an Overhaul – 5 Things to Look For

Disability Representation Needs an Overhaul – 5 Things to Look For

Though the political climate of the past few decades has been tense (to say the least), one thing that has improved is vocalization and normalization of minority groups in all forms of media. Through tireless activism and conversation, representation has pushed its way to the forefront of many factors to consider when creating new stories. That being said, one group is often forgotten—disability.    According to the CDC, 1 in 4 adults in the United States live with a disability. So, why is this group so quickly forgotten? When writing or consuming any form of media (tv, book, movie, etc.) …