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Disability Literature is a subject that focuses on the meaning, nature and consequences of disability. Disability studies deals with the attitude of the society towards people with physical, emotional and intellectual challenges. This paper explores the trauma of a young girl who wishes to be loved and respected for who she is with special reference to the fiction Out of My Mind. The protagonist Melody Brook's quest for identity helps her to live life to the fullest despite of cerebral palsy. As life becomes a tear and smile for her she chooses technology and education to empower herself and attempts to write her autobiography. Melody's resilience and urge to fight her life helps her to overcome the stereotypes of the society that tries to marginalizes her. The paper focuses on the significance of education and the need to accept and respect people regardless of their differences.

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