Nasim Marie Jafry: The State of ME (autobiographical novel/CFS/ME) Daniel Keyes: Flowers for Algernon (scifi classic/mental handicap) W.Somerset Maugham: Of Human Bondage (general fiction classic/clubfoot) Lionel Shriver: So Much For That (general fiction/cancer, familial dysautonomia) Dalton Trumbo: Johnny Got His Gun (general fiction/severe complex injuries) Douglas Coupland: Eleanor Rigby (general fiction/multiple sclerosis, CFS/ME) In English Peggy Munson: Origami Striptease (general fiction(? )) Roger King: Love and Fatigue in America (autobiographical novel/CFS/ME) Terry Tracy: A Great Place for a Seizure (autobiographical novel/epilepsy) Simmone Howell: Everything Beautiful (young adult/wheelchair) Edward Bloor: Tangerine (young adult/blind) Connie Brockway: As You Desire (romance/dyslexia) Christie Walker Bos: The Write Man for Her (romance/paraplegic) Laura Kinsale: Flowers from the Storm (romance/stroke) Catherine Gilbert Murdock: The Off Season (young adult/SCI) Kathryn Erskine: Mockingbird (young adult/Asperger's) Lois Lowry: Gathering Blue (young adult scifi/physical disability) Robert J.
She corrects this horrible statement by saying what is the real truth, “No. And the wheelchair doesn’t have to be part of it.” I love her self-confidence.
The most notable author in the genre is probably Ruth Madison.
I haven't read any of her books (or any other devotee) fiction so I can't say whether they could be considered cripfic.
The rest of the missteps she brings up are just as frequently heard.
My favorite of her gripes is when men call her “Hot wheels.” Her response, “Yes, I know I’m a hot, and you’re right, I use wheels to get around.
Makuuhaavoja (10/2012) (more information in English) Main character has CFS/ME and is bedridden.