I was dismayed to read of the death of Karen Stone in this month’s New Mobility (and surprised that I hadn’t heard already).

Karen Stone, who used illness and writing to teach, dead at 62:

“She wrote about it (having a disability). It was a big thing when she was writing. She wrote about it as a journalist, and there weren’t many people doing that,” Brown said. “I would say she was a pioneer, one of a group of pioneers, in doing that.”

Some of Stone’s writing:

Independent Living Institute columns
Awakening to Disability: Nothing About Us Without Us


1 Comment

  1. Diane J Standiford

    Oh gees. So many deaths lately, I had her book–nothing about us without us, referred to it often. So young. Gees.


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