Free Facebook Reading Group 

We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month 

at 10 am and 5:30 pm

  • Explore the difference between Inspirational porn and Disability writing?  
  • What can an author living with a chronic illness or disability teach me?  Lots, they are the experts!
  • Aren't all the books about how to fix my chronic illness or modify my life?  Nope, living with a chronic illness or disability has nothing to do with curing it.  
  • How do I tell my story?  We will discuss how to do this.  
  • Can I meet the authors?  Yes!   Every other month an author will speak with the group.  

stack of books

Some of my favourite books

John Elder Robison

Look me in the eye:  My life with Asperger's

Amanda Leduc

Disfigured:  On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

Candace Lefleur

Prescription for disaster:  The funny side of falling apart

Talia  Hibbert

Get a life, Chloe Brown

In 2017 my disability started interfering with my life in new and unusual ways. I turned to the  experts - authors living with disability - to make sense of my new normal.  

After being told that I was damaged, my husband deserved an award for staying with me, that university was obviously beyond my ability, and being treated as less than a whole and complete person by different organizations and some family members I put on my big girl panties and started reading.  

In books, I reclaimed my worth, saw a different way to understand disability, became my best advocate, and laughed hard at the ridiculous things that occur when you have a disability.

I have Multiple Sclerosis and Alopecia, my body can be very dramatic at times.  Reading was like meeting a friend who also could laugh at what able-bodied people call tragic.

The Crip Reading Room 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (MST) 

Second and Fourth Tuesday each month.  

Register on Facebook 

Questions?  Contact Wesdyne directly