Reporters

Tips for interviewing people with disabilities

How can journalists do a better job interviewing people with disabilities?

Using the 2012 census to get information about disabilities

The Census Bureau has several pages on its site that deal with disability issues and conducts multiple surveys from which the information is derived.

Investigating Disability Issues

Twenty years since the passing of the ADA, disability issues remain a topic that receives little coverage by most news organizations. In that topic however, is a bounty of investigations waiting to be done. Here are some tips for getting more information on the disability front.

Using Data to Cover Disability Issues: A sampling of resources and how to use them

When we report about disability issues, we throw around a lot of basic numbers trying to tell our readers, viewers and listeners how many people are affected. Editors always demand the number of people, so they can make the readers care about these issues.