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Featured Video: Kedi
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich.
Winner of Best First Documentary and nominated for Best Documentary at the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards. Fourth Place for Best Documentary (2017) in the Indiewire Critics' Poll.
Disability in the Modern World
One person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement is a landmark online collection that fills the gap, with a comprehensive and international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) is consistently among the top three journals in the special education and rehabilitation fields according to the impact factor rankings. The AJIDD reports current and critical research in biological, behavioral, and educational sciences.
Canadian Journal of Disability Studies
The Canadian Journal of Disability Studies publishes peer-reviewed original articles that advance research in the multidisciplinary, international field of disability studies. The journal embraces a wide range of methodologies and perspectives, values collaborative and cross-disciplinary work, community partnership, and creative approaches to scholarship.
Disability and Health Journal
Disability and Health Journal is a scientific, scholarly, and multidisciplinary journal for reporting original contributions that advance knowledge in disability and health. Topics may be related to global health, quality of life, and specific health conditions as they relate to disability.
Disability and Rehabilitation
Disability and Rehabilitation is an international multidisciplinary journal which seeks to encourage a better understanding of all aspects of disability and to promote rehabilitation science, practice and policy aspects of the rehabilitation process.
Disability Studies Quarterly
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, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities.
Sexuality and Disability
A Journal Devoted to the Psychological and Medical Aspects of Sexuality in Rehabilitation and Community Settings
Selected Book Titles
Where We Stand by
Publication Date: 2000-10-04
Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and how we can find ways to think beyond them.
Academic Ableism by
Publication Date: 2017-11-22
Academic Ableism brings together disability studies and institutional critique to recognize the ways that disability is composed in and by higher education, and rewrites the spaces, times, and economies of disability in higher education to place disability front and center. For too long, argues Jay Timothy Dolmage, disability has been constructed as the antithesis of higher education, often positioned as a distraction, a drain, a problem to be solved. The ethic of higher education encourages students and teachers alike to accentuate ability, valorize perfection, and stigmatize anything that hints at intellectual, mental, or physical weakness, even as we gesture toward the value of diversity and innovation. Examining everything from campus accommodation processes, to architecture, to popular films about college life, Dolmage argues that disability is central to higher education, and that building more inclusive schools allows better education for all.
Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities by
Publication Date: 2016-05-01
How can you empower students with invisible disabilities to manage their challenges, accept and advocate for themselves, and reach their goals and dreams? This guidebook has inspiring and informative answers. Told with the authentic voices of adults with hidden disabilities, this encouraging eye-opening book will help you guide students on the Path to Disability Pride and support their success in the classroom and community. Personal stories blend with powerful strategies as the authors share reflections on their experience with disability and offer up practical teaching tips and interventions based on the latest research. An essential resource for educators, families, and self-advocates, this book will help students with non-visible disabilities dare to dream big and unlock their full potential. Discover how to: promote disability pride within students, schools, and communities; teach critical life skills, including social emotional, executive function, reading, and coping skills; reduce the stigma of hidden disabilities; develop mentoring programs; assist college students as they navigate the challenges of campus life and classes; prepare young adults to launch fulfilling careers; and help students develop authentic and meaningful relationships with others.
Recovery Rising by
Publication Date: 2017-09-30
Recovery Rising is the professional memoir of William White, who, over the span of five decades, evolved through several diverse roles to emerge as the addiction field's preeminent historian and one of its most visionary voices and prolific writers. Recovery Rising contains the stories, reflections, and lessons learned within one man's personal and professional journey. Recounted here are many of the ideas, methods, people, and organizations that shaped the modern history of addiction treatment and recovery. These engaging stories are at times poignant and at times humorous, but always revealing, informative, and inspiring. William White's peers will find their life's work affirmed in these pages and a younger generation of addiction professionals and recovery advocates will feel the passing of a torch.
Me Talk Pretty One Day by
Publication Date: 2001-06-05
A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.
Visit the SU Disability Cultural Center in 548 Bird Library to use our book collection.
Our books cannot leave our suite, but you're welcome to read them in our living room or in the living rooms for our suite-mates, the LGBT Resource Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Disability Cultural Center