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THE FIRST SCORE YEARS CRIPPLED
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written by Hugh Gregory Gallagher, 1932-2004; in Black Bird Fly Away: Disabled in an Able Bodied World (Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1998), 23-120
Hugh Gregory Gallagher, winner of the 1995 Henry Betts Award for service to the disability community, is considered by many to be Father of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Grandfather of the Americans With Disabilities Act. His newest book is a powerful and insightful overview of both his own strugg...
written by Hugh Gregory Gallagher, 1932-2004; in Black Bird Fly Away: Disabled in an Able Bodied World (Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1998), 23-120
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9: Protecting the Rights of Consumers
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written by Arnold Birenbaum, fl. 2000; in Disability and Managed Care: Problems and Opportunities at the End of the Century (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 162-173
Since the passage in 1990 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, society has made considerable strides in improving the quality of life and the productivity of individuals with disabilities. At the same time, however, the American health care system has undergone considerable change, with some unforeseen conseque...
written by Arnold Birenbaum, fl. 2000; in Disability and Managed Care: Problems and Opportunities at the End of the Century (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 162-173
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IMAGES OF OURSELVES
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written by Anne Peters, fl. 1980; in Disability Rag, Vol. 2, No. 9, November 1981, Disability Rag, Vol. 2, No. 9, November 1981 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1981), [NA]-[NA]
The Disability Rag offers the best in today’s writing about society’s disability issues: medical rationing, genetic discrimination, assisted suicide, long-term care, attendant services, and more.
written by Anne Peters, fl. 1980; in Disability Rag, Vol. 2, No. 9, November 1981, Disability Rag, Vol. 2, No. 9, November 1981 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1981), [NA]-[NA]
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Images of ourselves
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edited by Mary Johnson, fl. 1980; in Disability Rag, Vol. 3, No. 10, October 1982, Disability Rag, Vol. 3, No. 10, October 1982 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1982)
The Disability Rag offers the best in today’s writing about society’s disability issues: medical rationing, genetic discrimination, assisted suicide, long-term care, attendant services, and more.
edited by Mary Johnson, fl. 1980; in Disability Rag, Vol. 3, No. 10, October 1982, Disability Rag, Vol. 3, No. 10, October 1982 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1982)
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Reading
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edited by Lauri Klobas, fl. 1987, Mary Johnson, fl. 1980, Cass Irvin, fl. 1987, Ed Hooper, fl. 1987 and Julie Shaw Cole, fl. 2000; in Disability Rag, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 1985, Disability Rag, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 1985 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1985)
The Disability Rag offers the best in today’s writing about society’s disability issues: medical rationing, genetic discrimination, assisted suicide, long-term care, attendant services, and more.
edited by Lauri Klobas, fl. 1987, Mary Johnson, fl. 1980, Cass Irvin, fl. 1987, Ed Hooper, fl. 1987 and Julie Shaw Cole, fl. 2000; in Disability Rag, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 1985, Disability Rag, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 1985 (Louisville, KY: Advocado Press, 1985)
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Chapter One. Wheelchair Bound and The Poster Child
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written by Frieda Zames, 1932-2005 and Doris Zames Fleischer, fl. 2001; in The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2011, originally published 2001), 38-50
Based on interviews with almost a hundred activists, this book provides a detailed history of the struggle for disability rights in the United States. It is a complex story of shifts in consciousness and shifts in policy, of changing focuses on particular disabilities such as blindness, deafness, polio, quadripleg...
written by Frieda Zames, 1932-2005 and Doris Zames Fleischer, fl. 2001; in The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2011, originally published 2001), 38-50
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[Front Matter]
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written by Hugh Gregory Gallagher, 1932-2004; in FDR’s Splendid Deception (Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1999, originally published 1985), 1-20
This moving story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s massive disability — and the intense efforts to conceal it from the public — has been widely acknowledged as revising the understanding of Roosevelt’s personality and decision making process. It is an intensely personal view of FDR. It traces his development...
written by Hugh Gregory Gallagher, 1932-2004; in FDR’s Splendid Deception (Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1999, originally published 1985), 1-20
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President Franklin D Roosevelt
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(1941) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A black-and-white photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt sitting in his wheelchair on a porch at Hyde Park, New York in 1941. His pet dog Fala is in his lap, and he is talking to a young girl, Ruthie Bie, who is wearing a brace.
(1941) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Chapter Eight: Polio, FDR, and Rehabilitation Medicine
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written by Richard Verville, fl. 1979; in War, Politics, and Philanthropy: The History of Rehabilitation Medicine (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009, originally published 2009)
War, Politics, and Philanthropy: The History of Rehabilitation Medicine describes the development of this remarkable field of medical care from its inception in WWI and WWII through its dramatic expansion during the 1980s, as stimulated by the Medicare program. The book vividly describes how the field developed in...
written by Richard Verville, fl. 1979; in War, Politics, and Philanthropy: The History of Rehabilitation Medicine (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009, originally published 2009)
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3. Uncovering the Hidden History of Disabled People
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written by Paul K. Longmore, 1946-2010; in Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 52-63
This wide-ranging book shows why Paul Longmore is one of the most respected figures in disability studies today. Understanding disability as a major variety of human experience, he urges us to establish it as a category of social, political, and historical analysis in much the same way that race, gender, and class...
written by Paul K. Longmore, 1946-2010; in Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 52-63
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