Article. By Chloë Myers and Hank Bersani Jr. Rethinking Schools, Winter 2008/09.
A guide for analyzing children’s books for prejudice by able-bodied and able-minded people toward people with disabilities.
Article. By Chloë Myers-Hughes and Hank Bersani Jr. Winter 2009-10.
The authors of “10 Quick Ways to Analyze Children’s Books for Ableism” look at what Caldecott winners tell young children about disability.
Article for Teachers and High School Students. By Ruth Shagoury. 6 pages.
A review of children’s picture books about the life of Helen Keller reveals the omission of any description of her active role in key social movements of the 20th century.
Film (YouTube video). 6 minutes.
Youth at the 2010 Youth Organizing! Disabled and Proud Disability History Campaign Summit YO! explain why they believe disability history should be taught in schools.
Film (YouTube video). 18 minutes.
Documentary on the historic civil rights demonstration of people with disabilities in 1977.
More than 100 oral histories with leaders and shapers of the disability rights and independent living movement.
Descriptions and images of eras and movements within the U.S. Disability Rights Movement.
Website. Resources for teaching Disability History.