Amanda Morris

Washington, D.C.

Disability Reporter

Education: New York University, BS in Journalism and Media, Culture and Communications

Amanda Morris is a disability reporter for The Washington Post who has trailblazed on this beat. Before joining The Post in 2022, she was the inaugural disability reporting fellow for the New York Times and previously covered science, politics and national news for outlets like the Arizona Republic, the Associated Press and NPR. She uses her experiences as a hard of hearing woman with two deaf parents to inform her coverage.
Latest from Amanda Morris

Women said coronavirus shots affect periods. New study shows they’re right.

A coronavirus vaccination can change the timing of when you get your period, according to new research. For most people in the study, the effect was temporary.

September 27, 2022

People with skin conditions face stigma. Monkeypox has made it worse.

People with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis say they’ve experienced more harassment and stigma as a result of the monkeypox outbreak.

September 22, 2022

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Officials say the lithium-ion battery that powers wheelchairs is safe. But passengers like Rep. Jim Langevin can be stranded when airline workers don't know the rules.

September 12, 2022