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Welcome to WID’s blog – here we feature articles written for WID by both internal and external writers. We are committed to using this platform as a way to amplify the voices of people with disabilities from around the globe.

New #COVIDBlogs Series: Currently, WID is accepting blog pitches about the experiences of people with disabilities and disability-led organizations throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Check back every Wednesday for a new blog post.

Would you like to write a blog post about your COVID-19 experiences as a person with a disability or a disability-led organization? Submit a blog pitch via this form.

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Banner with text: COVID Blog: This Precious Thing - Kindness, Rights, and New Zealand's COVID Response. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of a smiling Henrietta Bollinger, a white disabled person with short dark hair. Photo by Rona Aitken.COVID blog banner_Blind COVID testingBanner with text: COVID Blog: US Disability Benefits Applicants in 'Abyssful' Purgatory. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of Sabrinah White, a Black woman with curly black and gray hair, smiling.Banner with text: COVID Blog: Mental Health in the Time of Corona. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of Kale Sastre, a white person with short brown hair, glasses, and a silver lip ring.Banner with text: COVID Blog: How the COVID-19 Pandemic has Exacerbated Pre-Existing Ableism & Difficulties in India. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of Arundhati Nath, an Indian woman with shoulder length black hair. She is wearing a bright patterned top.Banner with text: COVID Blog: The Stutter Box - The Alchemy of Support Groups for Stutterers. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of Emma Alpern, a white woman with shoulder length brown hair smiling.Banner with text: COVID Blog: The Horros of the Nursing Home-Industrial Complex in Canada. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of a white woman with jaw length white-blonde hair. She is speaking into a microphone.Banner with text: COVID Blog: In Uganda, COVID-19 restrictions are limiting access to sunscreen, critical for the survival of people with albinism. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint. Author photo of an Indian woman with chin length dark hair. She is smiling.Banner with text: COVID Blog: Is Your Local Government Including People with Disabilities in Developing and Reopening Plans? Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint.COVID blog banner_Disabled Migrant WorkersBanner with text: COVID Blog: Impact of Face Masks on Communication & Education for Deaf People. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint.Banner for Blog section. Icon of speech bubble with WID globe. Background photo of a hand typing on a laptop computer and author photo with a magenta tint.


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