Proud to be among The Mighty

bike rodeo 001

My mighty kid

There’s a great site I recently discovered that shares inspiring stories about facing life with illness or disability. The Mighty features essays written from personal experience. When I read these stories, sometimes I smile, sometimes I cry. I wanted to be a part of this, so I’ve submitted a few posts (I’ve linked them below).

When I Didn’t Recognize the Woman Next to My Son with Autism (published July 15, 2015)

imagination library 011

The Moment in the Produce Aisle That Proved the Autism Specialists Wrong (published June 30, 2015)

009

I Don’t Need a College Degree to Understand This About My Son With Autism (published June 3, 2015)

What's not to love?

What’s not to love?

Why Overhearing a Mother’s 3 Words to Her Son Made Me Flinch (published April 21, 2015)

9.15.12 library

You know that advice, “Never read the comments”? So far, I’ve found that hasn’t been a problem at The Mighty. The site has attracted a community of readers  who want to support contributors and to learn from their stories. I invite you to stop by The Mighty today.


The Mighty Contributor

3 thoughts on “Proud to be among The Mighty

  1. I’m glad you’ve found an online place that resonates with you. I’ve seen a few articles at The Mighty I liked but I have seen more that were yucky or offensive to me so I tend to avoid the site.

    Like

    1. I’m sorry to hear that it isn’t a safe site for you. It should be a place free of ableism and open to voices like yours. I’ll remember to read with care in the future.

      Like

What do you have to say about that?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s