Skip content
Are you an audio champion? Join our reading challenge and you could win a year of audiobooks and more! Learn more

Disability Pride

Find audiobooks, explore playlists, and get to know disabled and neurodivergent-owned bookstores.

Perspectives on disability

The Ables by Jeremy Scott
The Ables
Jeremy Scott
The Ables by Jeremy Scott

The Ables

By: Jeremy Scott

Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer

Length: 14 hours 5 minutes

Abridged: No

I did have fantastic hearing, mostly by virtue of being blind. But that couldn't actually mean that he's trying to tell me I have super powers, right? Because that would be ridiculous.



It wasn't the "sex talk" he expected. Phillip Sallinger's dad has told him he's a custodian—a guardian—and his genetically inherited power is telekinesis. He'll... Read more

View audiobook
Dear Black Girls by A'ja Wilson
Dear Black Girls
A'ja Wilson
Dear Black Girls by A'ja Wilson

Dear Black Girls

By: A'ja Wilson

Narrated by: A'ja Wilson

Length: 3 hours 39 minutes

Abridged: No

This program is read by the author.

“Through honest stories and inspiring lessons from her life, A’ja Wilson reminds us to never doubt who we are or apologize for being true to ourselves. Dear Black Girls is a must-read for every Black girl out there.” ―Gabrielle Union, New York Times bestselling author of We're Going to Need More Wine and You...
Read more

View audiobook
Never Say Invisible by Jeremy Schreiber
Never Say Invisible
Jeremy Schreiber
Never Say Invisible by Jeremy Schreiber

Never Say Invisible

By: Jeremy Schreiber

Narrated by: Ramiz Monsef

Length: 5 hours

Abridged: No

Jeremy Schreiber was on top of the world—athletic, newly married, successful. And then something went terribly wrong. In this moving memoir, he shares his journey after he received a terrifying diagnosis: ALS.As the devastating disease robbed him of movement and speech, he was abandoned by his wife and betrayed by a society that shuns people... Read more

View audiobook
Bookseller pick
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
Alice Wong
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century

By: Alice Wong

Length: 8 hours 1 minute

Abridged: No

One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of... Read more

View audiobook
On sale
Demystifying Disability by Emily Ladau
Demystifying Disability
Emily Ladau
Demystifying Disability by Emily Ladau

Demystifying Disability

By: Emily Ladau

Length: 4 hours 24 minutes

Abridged: No

An approachable guide to being a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more inclusive place
 
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: NPR, Booklist • “A candid, accessible cheat sheet for anyone who wants to thoughtfully join the conversation... Read more

View audiobook
Something More by Jackie Khalilieh
Something More
Jackie Khalilieh
Something More by Jackie Khalilieh

Something More

By: Jackie Khalilieh

Narrated by: Parmida Vand

Length: 10 hours 44 minutes

Abridged: No

A contemporary teen romance novel featuring a Palestinian-Canadian girl trying to hide her autism diagnosis while navigating her first year of high school, for fans of Jenny Han and Samira Ahmed.

Fifteen-year-old Jessie, a quirky loner obsessed with the nineties, is diagnosed as autistic just weeks before starting high school. Determined to make... Read more

View audiobook
Just Jerry by Jerry Pinkney
Just Jerry
Jerry Pinkney
Just Jerry by Jerry Pinkney

Just Jerry

By: Jerry Pinkney

Narrated by: Scott Pinkney & Gloria Pinkney

Length: 2 hours 4 minutes

Abridged: No

An inspiring memoir of one of the most acclaimed children’s book illustrators of all time, sharing the story of a young artist who finds the courage to follow his passion against all odds.

Jerry’s vivid recollections and lively sketchbook drawings of his youth in postwar America tell an inspiring story of how a hardworking boy pursued his... Read more

View audiobook
Hard Landings by Cammie McGovern
Hard Landings
Cammie McGovern
Hard Landings by Cammie McGovern

Hard Landings

By: Cammie McGovern

Length: 10 hours 42 minutes

Abridged: No

A game-changing exploration of what the future holds for the first generation of mainstreamed neurodiverse kids that is coming of age.

After sleepless nights, intensive research, and twenty-one years of raising a child, Ethan, with autism and intellectual disability, Cammie McGovern is approaching a distinct catch-22. Once Ethan turns twenty-two,... Read more

View audiobook
No Matter the Distance by Cindy Baldwin
No Matter the Distance
Cindy Baldwin
No Matter the Distance by Cindy Baldwin

No Matter the Distance

By: Cindy Baldwin

Narrated by: Reena Dutt

Length: 4 hours 5 minutes

Abridged: No

An unexpected animal companion helps a girl with cystic fibrosis learn to write her own story in this captivating novel in verse by award-winning author and disabled activist Cindy Baldwin. Penny Rooney has cystic fibrosis, which means she has to do breathing treatments to help her lungs work. Some days, it seems like her CF is the only thing... Read more

View audiobook
Lucky Girl by Scout Bassett
Lucky Girl
Scout Bassett
Lucky Girl by Scout Bassett

Lucky Girl

By: Scout Bassett

Narrated by: Scout Bassett

Length: 5 hours 57 minutes

Abridged: No

Sprinter, long jumper, and Paralympian Scout Bassett shares the lessons she’s learned battling the toughest challenges facing young women today.
 
As an infant in China, Scout Bassett survived a fire that took her right leg. She spent the next seven years in an orphanage before being adopted and whisked away to the United States, where she felt... Read more

View audiobook
If at Birth You Don't Succeed by Zach Anner
If at Birth You Don't Succeed
Zach Anner
If at Birth You Don't Succeed by Zach Anner

If at Birth You Don't Succeed

By: Zach Anner

Narrated by: Zach Anner

Length: 10 hours 16 minutes

Abridged: No

Comedian Zach Anner opens his frank and devilishly funny book, If at Birth You Don't Succeed, with an admission: he botched his own birth. Two months early, underweight and under-prepared for life, he entered the world with cerebral palsy and an uncertain future. So how did this hairless mole-rat of a boy blossom into a viral internet sensation... Read more

View audiobook
Spectrum Women by Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett
Spectrum Women
Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett
Spectrum Women by Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett

Spectrum Women

By: Barb Cook & Michelle Garnett

Narrated by: Emily Joyce & Vivien Carter

Length: 9 hours 51 minutes

Abridged: No

Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive... Read more

View audiobook

Disabled-owned bookstores

Find a bookstore near you to support.

See the map

Why audiobooks count as reading

Learn how audiobooks enhance comprehension, foster a love for literature, and empower students.

Read the article

Designing Libro.fm with an accessibility-first approach

Learn more about how Libro.fm ensures our website and iOS and Android apps are designed to be accessible for every listener.

Read the article
Portrait of Sara Nović

Interview with Sara Nović

Listen to this podcast episode with Sara Nović, where we talk not only about her writing, but also the importance of deaf and ASL representation in audiobooks.

Listen to the interview
Portrait of Kendra Winchester

Interview with Kendra Winchester

Listen to our conversation with Kendra Winchester about audiobooks and why they DO count as reading, Disability Pride Month, Appalachian writing and literature, podcasting, and more.

Listen to the interview
Portrait of Alice Wong

Interview with Alice Wong

Read our interview with Alice Wong, editor and contributor to Disability Visibility, about her inspiration, highlighting Disability Culture, and more.

Read the interview

How we define disability

We subscribe to the definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity.

Questions?

Check out our Help Center or contact us and a real, audiobook-loving human will get back to you!

Are you an audio champion? Join our reading challenge and you could win a year of audiobooks and more! Learn more

Weller Book Works is proud to partner with Libro.fm to give you a great audiobook experience.