Outside Organizations and Publications

Posted in on November 2nd, 2014 by .

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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Women and Disability: Research on/by/for/with Women with Disabilities

Posted in on December 12th, 2014 by .

There are several research articles throughout this bibliography; however, this brief listing includes articles that address women and gender in the research process, recognize the lack of women in medical research as well as those that reference or make use of particular research methodologies, philosophies, or theories in studying women with disabilities. Beery, T., Sommers,... Read more

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Women and Disability: Public Policy

Posted in on December 10th, 2014 by .

This section focuses on issues such as political participation; welfare, Social Security and other benefits; support options and service provision; poverty; housing and urban environments as well as other articles on various topics related to public policy. Adler, M. (1993). Disability among women on AFDC: An issue revisited. Washington, DC: Office of the Assistant Secretary... Read more

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Women and Disability: Motherhood, Parenting, and Reproductive Rights

Posted in on December 10th, 2014 by .

Motherhood, parenting, and reproductive rights are diverse subjects but interconnected, especially for women with disabilities. In this section, we take into account of different viewpoints and arguments around the moral dilemmas between disability rights and women’s rights, especially concerning controversial subjects such as bioethics, selective abortion and genetic testing. The issue of motherhood and parenting... Read more

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Women and Disability: Mental Health and Mental Illness

Posted in on December 10th, 2014 by .

This section reviews topics concerning women and mental health and/or mental illness. Included are sources on the perspectives of women on “madness” and serious mental illness, depression, self-esteem, psychological adjustment to disabilities and impairments, the affects of postpartum depression on mothers, the unique needs of women’s mental health as well as the needs of women... 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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