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Disability Audiobooks

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    Untypical: How the world isn’t built for autistic people and what we should all do about it

    by Pete Wharmby ...
    Narrated by Pete Wharmby ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    It’s time to remake the world – the ground-breaking book on what steps we should all be taking for the autistic people in our lives.The modern world is built for neurotypicals: needless noise, bright flashing lights, small talk, phone calls, unspoken assumptions and unwritten rules – it can be a nightmarish dystopia for the autistic population. In Untypical, Pete Wharmby lays bare the experience ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    The Country of the Blind

    A Memoir at the End of Sight

    by Andrew Leland ...
    Narrated by Andrew Leland ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 47 min

    **FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZENamed one of the best books of the year by: THE NEW YORKER • THE WASHINGTON POST • THE ATLANTIC • NPR • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • LITHUB"Fascinating...The great strength of this memoir is its voracious, humble curiosity." - The Atlantic, The 10 Best Books of the YearA witty, winning, and revelatory personal narrative of the author’s transition from sightedness to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Disability Intimacy

    Essays on Love, Care, and Desire

    Narrated by Full Cast ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 21 min

    The much-anticipated follow up to the groundbreaking anthology Disability Visibility: another revolutionary collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience, and intimacy in all its myriad forms.What is intimacy? More than sex, more than romantic love, the pieces in this stunning and illuminating new anthology offer broader and more inclusive ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    (In)visibles

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    Libro ganador de los premios Latino Book Awards 2023 con medalla de plata en las categorías "Mejor libro inspirador de no ficción" y "Mejor sitio web para promocionar el libro", y mención honorífica en "Mejor uso de fotos en el libro".Si en México****más del 16% de la población, cerca de 21 millones o 1 de cada 6 mexicanos cuentan con <str... ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

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    Disability and Political Representation

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    Disability and Political Representation explores how disabled people experience the various stages and aspects of the representation process, drawing upon extensive empirical research and a variety of qualitative and quantitative data. It discusses why increasing the number of disabled politicians matters, not only as a matter of justice and equality but also to better represent the issues and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Easy Beauty

    On Seeing and Being Seen

    Narrated by Chloé Cooper Jones ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 37 min

    'GORGEOUS, VIVIDLY ALIVE' NEW YORK TIMES**'BOLD, HONEST AND SUPERBLY WELL-WRITTEN' ANDRÉ ACIMAN, AUTHOR OF CALL ME BY YOUR NAME**'GRACEFUL AND SOUL-BARING' MELANIE REID, THE TIMES'WHAT A GIFT . . . HAS THE RIGOR AND PRECISION OF JOAN DIDION AND MAGGIE NELSON AND A FORTHRIGHT HUMOR AND NAKED TRUTH ALL OF ITS OWN.' SARAH RUHL, AUTHOR OF SMILE... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Some of Us Just Fall

    On Nature and Not Getting Better

    by Polly Atkin ...
    Narrated by Polly Atkin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 38 min

    'It raises the standard of nature writing. This is both radical manifesto and activism in book form' Sally Huband, author of Sea Bean'Long before I knew I was sick, I knew I was breakable . . .'A raw and exquisite meditation on chronic illness and our place within the landscape, from prize-winning poet Polly Atkin.After years of unexplained health problems, Polly Atkin's perception of her body was ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Vision Changing Charity

    by Ian Bruce ...
    Narrated by Philip Bretherton ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    The late twentieth century saw charities grow from timid service deliverers into major providers with campaigning teeth. What caused this? How did they gain confidence and strength? In this fascinating history, examined through the eyes of RNIB from 1970 to 2010, Ian Bruce examines the internal drivers and the external socio-political environment that allowed and encouraged this explosion.Bruce’s ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Why is job opportunity still lagging for people with disabilities?

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    8 min

    The unemployment rate for people with a disability is more than double than for those without. Even though the law bars such discrimination, it can be difficult for these Americans to get hired. But that’s not the full story: Some employers are seeing how the special abilities of workers on the autism spectrum can boost their bottom lines. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    About Canada: Disability Rights

    2nd Edition

    Narrated by Nathalie Toriel ...
    Series series About Canada

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    Including people with disabilities fully into Canadian society, with the rights enjoyed by non-disabled people, requires a fundamental social transformation, not simply “fixing” some bodies. It requires deep changes in the attitudes, cultural images and policies that make people with disabilities invisible, set them aside, undermine or reject their contributions and value, and justifies their ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    10 Seconds That Changed My Life

    Narrated by Toni Frutin ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 52 min

    “Thursday, June 15, 2017, will be embedded in my memory forever,” says author Iain MacLeod. “I greeted the summer day eager to face the world with my usual free-spirited independence, and ended the day lying in the Intensive Care unit of a hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland, with a ventilating tube down my throat. Billions of people get out of bed every day without any problem, and that had been true ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Power of Disability

    10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World

    by Al Etmanski ...
    Narrated by Steve Carlson ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 57 min

    “This book reminds us of what we have in common: the power to create a good life for ourselves and for others, no matter what the world has in store for us.” —Michael J. FoxThis book reveals that people with disabilities are the invisible force that has shaped history. They have been instrumental in the growth of freedom and birth of democracy. They have produced heavenly music and exquisite works ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    About Us

    Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross, Coleen Marlo ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    Boldly claiming a space in which people with disabilities can be seen and heard as they are-not as others perceive them-About Us captures the voices of a community that has for too long been stereotyped and misrepresented. Speaking not only to those with disabilities, but also to their families, coworkers, and support networks, the authors in About Us offer intimate stories of how they navigate a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Haatchi and Little B

    by Wendy Holden ...
    Narrated by Gabrielle Glaister ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 54 min

    On a bitterly cold night in January 2012, Haatchi the dog was hit over the head, and abandoned on a railway line to be hit by a train. The driver saw the adorable five-month old Anatolian Shepherd moments too late. Somehow, the terrified puppy survived the blood loss from his partially severed leg and tail and managed to crawl away to safety.Fortunately, Haatchi was rescued, although vets couldn’t ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    A Disability History of the United States

    Narrated by Erin Bennett ...
    Series series ReVisioning History

    Unabridged

    7 hours 35 min

    The first book to cover the entirety of disability history, from pre-1492 to the presentDisability is not only the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. Covering the entirety of US history from pre-1492 to the present, A Disability History of the United States is the first book to place the experiences of disabled people at ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Blind Man's Bete Noire

    Four Programmes presented by Peter White

    by Peter White ...
    Narrated by Peter White ...

    Unabridged

    54 min

    In Blind Man's Bete Noire, Peter White explores some of the things which annoy him most about his blindness. The four programmes include The Countryside, Holidays, Being Introduced to Other Blind People and Going Slowly. Produced by Cheryl Gabriel. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Finding Out Will Change Your Life Forever: Dealing with the Knowledge You are Face Blind

    by Ronald Haines ...
    Narrated by Ronald Haines ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    We all grow up with the assumption that everybody perceives the world in the same way that we do and, as an adult, live what we feel to be normal lives and interact socially just like anyone else. Imagine what would happen to you if you found out that you are really very different, that you have been compensating all of your life and that what you considered normal behavior was actually an ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Looking Up

    How a Different Perspective Turns Obstacles into Advantages

    Narrated by Michele Sullivan ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 53 min

    Imagine being born into a world where fitting in was never an option.Michele Sullivan, one of the most powerful women in philanthropy, was born with a rare form of dwarfism. Meaning she has spent her entire life looking up. As the first female president of the Caterpillar Foundation, she has used her unique point of view to impact countless lives around the world.As a child, Michele decided to ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    From the Periphery

    Real-Life Stories of Disability

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    From the Periphery consists of more than thirty first-person narratives of everyday people who describe what it's like to be treated differently by society because of their disabilities. The stories are raw and painful, but also surprisingly funny and deeply inspiring. The oral histories describe anger, independence, bigotry, solidarity, and love-in the family, at school, and at the workplace. ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    A Leg to Stand On

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...
    Series series Picador Collection

    Unabridged

    7 hours 6 min

    ‘Oliver Sacks is a perfect antidote to the anaesthetic of familiarity. His writing turns brains and minds transparent’ - ObserverWhen Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position – that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, were far less easy to predict ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    What the **** is Normal?!

    Narrated by Francesca Martinez ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you’re, gasp … DISABLED?Whatever body you’re born into, the pressure to be normal is everywhere. But have you ever met a normal person? What do they look like? Where do they live? What do ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Zwyczajnie niezwykli. Obrazki o niepełnosprawności

    Unabridged

    4 hours 31 min

    Autor książki przez wiele lat był pracownikiem jednego z niemieckich domów opieki dla osób niepełnosprawnych intelektualnie. "Zwyczajnie niezwykli" to wybrane historie z życia podopiecznych i ich wychowawców."No dobrze, ale kogo chciałbyś tym zainteresować? Kto miałby być Twoim odbiorcą?", zapytała moja znajoma, gdy przed laty zwierzyłem jej się, że marzy mi się wydanie w Polsce książki ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Unraveling

    Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age

    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 50 min

    Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human Twentieth-century neuroscience fixed the brain as the basis of consciousness, the self, identity, individuality, even life itself, obscuring the fundamental relationships between bodies and the worlds that they inhabit. In Unraveling, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Mad World

    The Politics of Mental Health

    Series series Outspoken by Pluto

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    Mental health affects us all, and yet it remains elusive as a concept.Does getting a diagnosis help or hinder it? How is mental well-being, which is often incredibly personal, driven by widespread societal suffering? Can it be a social construct and real at the same time?These are some of the big questions Micha Frazer-Carroll asks as she reveals mental health to be a political issue that needs ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD