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DisAbility Awareness Library Guide

October is National DisAbility Awareness Month. This guide contains links to books, movies, and other resources in honor of DisAbility Awareness Month.

Disability History

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990. As a result of this landmark legislation, communities and workplaces across the nation have become more inclusive and welcoming for America’s nearly 40 million people with disabilities. Please find out more https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/odep/documents/disability%20history_508%20compliant_links.pdf

Glossary of ADA Terms

 

Find definitions related to technology, disability, and law in this Glossary of ADA Terms, or you may visit the ADA Acronyms & Abbreviations page, or Search Dictionary Resources.

Disability Inclusion Strategies

 Disability History Museum

The Disability History Museum's mission is to foster a deeper understanding of how changing cultural values, notions of identity, laws, and policies have shaped and influenced the experience of people with disabilities, their families, and their communities over time. The Disability History Museum hosts a Library of virtual artifacts, Education curricula, and Museum exhibits. These programs are designed to foster research and study about the historical experiences of people with disabilities and their communities. Learn more about the Disability History Museum. here: https://www.disabilitymuseum.org/dhm/about/about.html 

Disability Laws