The Disability History Museum website
*Library of primary sources in disability history, texts and images
*Coming soon: Disability History exhibits
Teacher Resources and Course Packets
Disability Studies in the Humanities, a Crossroads platform (U.S. Dept. Ed. funded)
With many links to various resources on
*Course syllabi (post-secondary)
*Interdisciplinary bibliography on disability in the humanities
H-Disability: An H-Net Discussion Network
Site for the discussion network devoted to scholarly issues in the history of disability.
*Reviews of current books in disability history
*Subject-searchable discussion logs
*Info on joining the discussion
The Society for Disability Studies
With many links (bottom left of home page) to various resources on
*News and media
*Policy and activism
Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project
A four-part series from NPR on disability history in the U.S. since 1800
1. Inventing the Poster Child
2. What’s Work Got To Do With It?
3. The Overdue Revolution
4. Tomorrow’s Children
Davis, Lennard, ed. The Disability Studies Reader. New York: Routledge, 1997.
Fleischer, Doris Zames and Frieda Zames. The Disability Rights Movement: From
Charity to Confrontation. Philadelphia: Temple U. Press, 2001.
Longmore, Paul and Laura Umansky. The New Disability History: American
Perspectives. New York: NYU Press, 2001.
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