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Sensitivity Reading Services

Cerebral Palsy * Bipolar Disorder



Jillian Bleackley

  • Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of 1

  • Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at the age of 22

  • I can help you accurately and respectfully portray people with Cerebral Palsy and Bipolar Disorder in your work

  • I can show you where your unintentional biases are showing and how to fix them

  • I can be a  sounding board and provide some humor and insight into these communities 


What Is A Sensitivity Reader?

A sensitivity reader is a consultant from a marginalized group who assists writers by reading their manuscripts and letting them know if there are any issues with context or phrasing as it pertains to that group.

Why Do I Need A Sensitivity Reader?

Sometimes writers are unintentionally offensive to marginalized groups. If you aren't part of a marginalized group, it's easy to make mistakes. This may result in your manuscript not getting published, or offending others.

How Do I Get In Touch?

You can email me at or fill out the contact form on the homepage of this website. Please specify that you want sensitivity reading services. My rates and timeline vary depending on the size and scope of the project, and I will be happy to give you a quote for how much it will cost and how long it will take. Rush services available for an additional fee, schedule permitting.

What's Included?

  • Inline notes and a one-page summary detailing what was correct and incorrect about the manuscript

  • A link to resources that will allow writers to understand more about the disabled community and provide context and background information 

  • A completed NDA signed by me saying that you have full intellectual rights to your work and that I will not discuss elements of your work with anyone.

Sensitivity Reading Services

Please fill out this form if you want me to read and vet your work.

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