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Disability rights library on CD-ROM

Disability rights library on CD-ROM

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Published by Roeher Institute in Toronto .
Written in English


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  The book incorporates interdisciplinary and comparative country perspectives to capture the breadth of current discourse on disability law. This handbook provides a valuable resource for a wide range of scholars, public and private researchers, NGOs, and practitioners working in the area of disability law, and across national and transnational. Every community, no matter the size, has the opportunity to serve children with special needs. Libraries have unique opportunities to raise awareness and strengthen services for children with disabilities and their families. In the recent webinar Serving the Underserved: Children with Disabilities at Your Library, Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director at Glen Ellyn Public Library shared.

Reserve study rooms, borrow and renew books, request Interlibrary Loan materials, use technology and much more. Support the Libraries Your gift to the libraries funds learning and discovery by helping us acquire new resources, revitalize spaces, and preserve rare and historic materials.   Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ) is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities and arts, disability rights advocates, and others concerned with the .

As a result, participation of African-Americans in the defense workforce during the war years increased. Later, Presidents Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower issued similar orders. However, in it was President John F. Kennedy who sent Congress the bill that would ultimately become the Civil Rights . Articles and books in the Library collection. View a list of articles and books in our collection on disability. To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans. You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.


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This book was an eye-opener for me in my early learning on what “disability rights” really means – and the complicated pieces that are involved. Signs of Resistance: American Deaf Cultural History, to World War II (History of Disability). The disability rights movement by Doris Zames Fleischer, Frieda Zames,Temple University Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   Disability Rights Movement (Essential Library of Social Change) Library Binding – August 1, by Tim McNeese (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" $ $/5(1). Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) was founded in and is one of the leading national civil rights law and policy centers directed by individuals w/ disabilities and parents who have children w/ Author: TaChalla Ferris.

About Disability Rights in Europe This book is based on a conference organised jointly by the editors to mark the European Year of Disabled People. It explores the range of legal strategies which have been adopted,both nationally and internationally, to achieve equality for disabled people and facilitate their inclusion into mainstream society.

Free Online Library: The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation. (Book Notes). by "Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare"; Sociology and social work Book reviews Books.

Printer Friendly. 24, articles and books. Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook (Book): Provides basic consumer health information about barriers faced by people with disabilities, disability rights movement, right to education, housing, employment, voting, access to medical care, and transportation, as well as Social Security disability insurance, tax exemption, coverage option, and compensation.

Readers discuss a series of articles about the impact of the Americans With Disabilities Act, passed 30 years ago. To the Editor: Re “The A.D.A. at Beyond the Law’s Promise” (special. The Global Disability Rights Library (GDRL) project improves the lives of people with disabilities in developing countries by delivering digital knowledge on disability rights to advocates, policymakers, and civil society ation made available through this initiative has transformed the lives of people with disabilities in developing countries.

Useful Subject Words: disability, disabilities, including words describing specific disabilities. Use current and former terms e.g. mental retardation America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

With the Overdrive Media Console, you can borrow library e-books and audio books, downloading them onto your computer or mobile device. Sharon Profis Ma a.m. Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell by Ruth Colker This Nutshell presents an overview of the major federal disability laws with emphasis on the statutes, regulations, and significant points of substantive and procedural law.

The fifth edition includes significant focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including its Amendment and accompanying regulations. At the intersection of human-computer interaction, disability rights, civil rights, human rights, international development, and public policy, the volume's contributors examine crucial yet underexplored areas, including technology access for people with cognitive impairments, public financing of information technology, accessibility and e-learning, and human rights and social inclusion.

Book Description: In this updated edition, Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames expand their encyclopedic history of the struggle for disability rights in the United States, to include the past ten years of disability rights book includes a new chapter on the evolving impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the continuing struggle for cross-disability civil and human.

One fundamental premise of this book is that insufficient attention has been given to the creation, refinement, and implementation of disability rights policies in the United States. Following on the heels of other civil rights movements, disability rights emerged in the late s and early s.

Author Anne Finger is an activist in the disability rights movement. This novel focuses on a woman's relationship to her body before and after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Author Anne Finger is an activist in the disability rights movement. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

"This book makes a unique and important contribution to the field of disability movement history. Featuring the words of both activist foot soldiers and movement leaders, What We Have Done documents how people with diverse disabilities fought against prejudice and discrimination and won landmark political and legal victories equivalent to those of the African American and other civil rights Reviews: The Fight for Disability Rights (Book): Crayton, Lisa A.: The fight for disability rights continues, even in the wake of successful, ongoing advocacy, activism, and legislation.

This valuable resource depicts how the fight has enhanced the lives of people with disabilities, and how readers can continue the efforts. Highlights of renowned activists with historical context, current events, and. Schools and libraries may also provide free digital text-to-speech books to students.

Some schools may even give your child a Bookshare membership if she has a plan or an IEP for reading issues. Talk to the school staff or librarian about which programs are available for your child. Books about Disability Rights The following books feature discussion and resources about the disability rights movement.

The books have been grouped for adults, teens, and children and can be borrowed from the Roslindale Branch. Adults Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans With Disabilities Act Gave the Largest Read More.The paper "The Disability Rights Movement: from Charity to Confrontation" is an exceptional example of a book review on culture.

Fleischer and Zames (, pp. ) define culture with regard to disability. They assert that disability culture is basically a sense of commonality with others. In April, the Harvard Law School Library hosted a panel discussion on "The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Commentary," co-edited by Ilias Bantekas, Michael Ashley.