People with disabilities, particularly kids, are seeing themselves in more books

People want to see themselves in books. For people with disabilities, the search to see themselves in the pages has been long and is not always fruitful.

“There aren’t a lot of stories by, about and for differently abled people,” said Domi Shoemaker, a writer who manages the Corporeal Writing center, a space in downtown Portland for writers, classes and workshops. Owned by writer Lidia Yuknavitch, it is fully accessible for people who use mobility devices, like Shoemaker.

Read more By Jenn Director Knudsen | For The Oregonian/OregonLive