5 disability blogs you should read

5 disability blogs to connect people with disabilities and increase awareness through sharing powerful stories.

Jordan Freeman
2 min

If you are a person with a disability, carer, support worker or someone looking to understand the disability experience we’ve compiled a list of inspiring and informative blogs. Here’s 5 blogs that you should read. 

Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay, an award-winning writer, speaker and disability activist. Carly shares her experience of living with Ichthyosis (a severe skin condition) in a down-to-earth way. Her blog touches on a wide range of issues aimed at educating people about chronic illness, disabilities, diversity and acceptance.

The Mighty

The Mighty is a digital community created to empower and connect people facing health challenges and disabilities, sharing powerful stories of the challenges they’ve faced and the lessons they’ve learnt. The Mighty creates a safe space to discuss disability, disease and mental illness together as a community and is dedicated to sharing stories from parents and people with autism, down syndrome, mental illness, chronic illness and other rare diseases.

Life of a Blind Girl

Author Holly created Life of a Blind Girl as a way of sharing her experiences of living with a vision impairment (Retinopathy of Prematurity)  in a predominantly sighted world. Holly aims to raise awareness and educate others on visual impairment and disability. You can find posts on all things vision impairment and disability, assistive technology, university, employment and a few lifestyle posts thrown in the mix.


Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is run by and for women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disabilities. The WWDA has established a space for Australian women to share their lived experiences and unique insights of living with a disability, helping to spread awareness and encourage others to share their stories. 

Disability Thinking

Disability Thinking is a website dedicated to disability life, identity, culture, commentary and politics. It provides serious articles about disability issues from the mind of Andrew D. Pulrang, who shares his own accounts and opinions, as well as contributing blog authors who tackle some complex topics. 

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Jordan Freeman

Jordan is one of the founders of Ariel with a background in IT, disability support, and human rights law.

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