Resources for Author Support
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Resources for Author Support

At INCLUDAS, we appreciate all of the writers who are working to make the world more inclusive and diverse. We are always looking to support and encourage authors to follow their dreams. Below is a list of resources, which will hopefully be helpful to emerging creatives looking for tips and opportunities in their fields. These…

Debunking Disability + Romance Myths
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Debunking Disability + Romance Myths

Accurate representation of disabled characters in literature is already quite rare, but even more infrequent are nuanced depictions of disabled characters in romantic relationships. (We’re excluding narratives that end with said characters dying.) However, in L.S. Rydde’s The Pearls of Yesterday, its main character, Abigail, lives with spinal muscular atrophy and a deep desire to…

Fighting for Reading Inclusion
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Fighting for Reading Inclusion

Most children learn how to read in a classroom with other students by sounding out letters. Storytime is a collective experience when kids can learn and interact together. Now imagine a child being segregated from that. Special needs and segregated spaces are century-old ways of oppressing those with disabilities. There are schools for the deaf and…

Using the Includas Superpowerful Journal
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Using the Includas Superpowerful Journal

The Includas Superheroes have been busy making the Includas Coloring Book (read their interview), but they had to create an Includas Superpowerful Journal, too! The Includas Superheroes want to make sure everyone knows how to use and/or create their own  superpowerful journal and spread includas power everywhere. Start with Level 1 Accez: Hello! I can’t wait for everyone to use the…

Understanding Disabilities: Celebrity Edition
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Understanding Disabilities: Celebrity Edition

Please note that this article isn’t meant to be medical advice or used as a diagnosis guide. We conducted research to explain in the simplest way how wide the disabilities’ range goes in hopes of providing educational information that will inspire further research and understanding. If you’ve come here from the Includas Coloring Book, we hope…

Includas Superhero Interviews
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Includas Superhero Interviews

We are so thrilled to interview the Includas Superheroes about how they put together the Includas Coloring Book! They are always fighting the Exclusion Monsters, and we appreciate them taking the time to tell us about their journey. Incluz Superpower: making anything bigger Power-up by: using a cochlear implant or sign languageMotto: Your inner strength is…