“Disability” by Nancy Mairs

In “Disability,” writer Nancy Mairs discusses the experience of being a disabled person in a world focused on the able-bodied.

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As you read, look for the following:

  • What “points for comparison” does the author use?
  • How does the author go beyond the obvious similarities and differences to surface interesting ideas and insights?