Outside Organizations and Publications

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Organizations, Agencies, Clearinghouses American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) AAPD is a non-profit, non-partisan, cross-disability organization whose goals are unity, leadership and impact. The Arc of the United States The Arc (formerly Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States) is the country’s largest voluntary organization committed to the welfare of all children and... Read more

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Resources and Publications

Posted in on July 21st, 2014 by .

The Center on Human Policy has been a major influence in fostering positive attitudes toward people with disabilities, and continues as a strong voice for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the community. With the distribution of publications and other materials, the Center has a goal to improve society’s literacy about disabilities by... Read more

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THE INCLUSIVE UNIVERSITY: LAW AND INCLUSIVE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

Posted in on November 7th, 2014 by .

This section reviews laws and regulations and their application to inclusive postsecondary education. This includes resources and reviews concerning the new Higher Education Opportunity Act, the ADA, IDEA, Section 504 and other international laws and legislation. Abram, S. (2003). The Americans with Disabilities Act in higher education: The plight of disabled faculty. Journal of Law... Read more

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Women and Disability: International Perspectives

Posted in on November 7th, 2014 by .

The resources included here include the increasing and varied experiences and perspectives of women with disabilities on a global perspective and cover a broad range of issues. Abu-Habib, L. (1997). Gender and disability: Women’s experiences in the Middle East. Oxford, UK: Oxfam Publishing. This book examines the situation of women with various types of disability... Read more

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THE INCLUSIVE UNIVERSITY: STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Posted in on November 7th, 2014 by .

This section is specific to students with intellectual disabilities and access to and utilization of postsecondary educational opportunities. Also included are interrelated resources including parent perspectives, information on legislation specific to students with intellectual disabilities, and many others. Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). (2008, September 11). Disability provisions in the Higher Education Opportunity... Read more

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THE INCLUSIVE UNIVERSITY: STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Posted in on November 6th, 2014 by .

This section is specific to students with intellectual disabilities and access to and utilization of postsecondary educational opportunities. Also included are interrelated resources including parent perspectives, information on legislation specific to students with intellectual disabilities, and many others. Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). (2008, September 11). Disability provisions in the Higher Education Opportunity... Read more

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Women and Disability: Feminist Disability Studies

Posted in on November 5th, 2014 by .

This section focuses on the interdisciplinary field of Feminist Disability Studies. Feminist Disability Studies begins with the assumption that disability is always inextricably linked to other social markers, such as gender, race, sexuality, and social class. Issues explored within Feminist Disability Studies are wide-ranging and span diverse disciplinary and interdisciplinary locations. Some of the topics... Read more

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Women and Disability: Employment

Posted in on November 5th, 2014 by .

Most of what is included here explores the discrimination against women with disabilities in employment in general, and much of it covers women with physical or sensory disabilities. But also included are articles concerning the affect of disability (whether a child’s or a mother’s) on work participation; an increasing amount of international perspectives of women... Read more

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Women and Disability: Education

Posted in on November 5th, 2014 by .

While all students, males and females, with and without disabilities, are subject to sex-biased assumptions in most schools and curricula, research seems to indicate that sex-role stereotyping may be even more pervasive when students have disabilities. This appears to hold true for all levels of education. The resources listed in this section address the education... Read more

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