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Resources:  Readings and Websites

There is extensive literature on disability, deafness, disability studies, disability rights, disability culture, universal design, etc.  These books and websites are just a sampling to get you started.

Books

Bell, C.  Blackness and disability: critical examinations and cultural interventions.  Michigan State University Press, 2012.

Berger, R. Introducing disability studies.  Lynne Rienner, 2013.

Burch, S. and Kafer, A. (eds.). Deaf and disability studies: interdisciplinary perspectives.  Gallaudet University Press, 2002.

Burgstahler, S. and Cory, R.  Universal design in higher education: from principles to practice.  Harvard Education Press, 2008.

Clare, E. (1999).  Exiile and pride: disability, queerness, and liberation.  South End Press.

Davis, Lennard (editor). The disability studies reader (4th edition). New York: Routledge, 2013.

Haller, B.  Representing disability in an ableist world: essays on mass media.  Avocado Press, 2010.

Johnson, Allan. Privilege, power, and difference (2nd edition).  New York: McGraw Hill, 2006.

Linton, S.  Claiming disability: knowledge and identity.  New York: University Press, 1998.

Nielsen, K. A history of disability of the United States.  Beacon Press, 2012.

Padden, C. and Humphries, T.  Deaf In America: voices from a culture.  Harvard University Press, 1988.

Padden, C. and Humphries, T.  Inside deaf culture.  Harvard University Press, 2006.

Pelka, Fred.  What have we done: an oral history of the disability rights movement.  University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

Pullin, G.  Design meets disability, MIT Press, 2011

Websites

Disability history museum
http://www.disabilitymuseum.org/

Disability studies quarterly
http://www.dsq-sds.org/

Films involving disability
  http://disabilityfilms.tripod.com

Media and disability resources
  https://mediadisability.wordpress.com/films-tv-documentaries/

Mouth: voice of the disability nation
http://www.mouthmag.com/.

Museum of disability history
 http://www.museumofdisability.org/

The ragged edge
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com

Society for disability studies
 http://disstudies.org