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Disability Awareness: Recommended Reading for October 2011

…In honor of Disability Awareness Month

“At Highline Community College, we are committed to delivering one of the core values of our institution – access.   In an effort to provide education to all those who seek it, Access Services at Highline Community College supports and assists students with disabilities with campus and classroom accommodations.”

~Highline’s Access Services

In support of this commitment, the library has put together a list of resources concerning people with disabilities.


All the way back: a story of courage / Anne V. McGravie
New Readers Collection, Room 419
362.43092 B898m 1982

Attention deficit disorder: the unfocused mind in children and adults / Thomas E. Brown
616.8589 B881a 2005

Caring for people with learning disabilities / edited by Ian Peate, Debra Fearns
Health Occupations Lab, 26-219 371.9 C277 2006

Deaf education in America : voices of children from inclusion settings / Janet Cerney.
371.9120973 C415d 2007

Despite this flesh: the disabled in stories and poems / edited by Vassar Miller
810.8035 D468 1985

Disability and the media : prescriptions for change / Charles A. Riley II.
302.23087 R573d 2005

Framing ADHD children: a critical examination of the history, discourse, and everyday experience of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Adam Rafalovich
616.8589 R136f 2008

Hands of my father : a hearing boy, his deaf parents, and the language of love / Myron Uhlberg.
362.42092 U31h 2009

Hearing, mother father deaf : hearing people in deaf families / Michele Bishop and Sherry L. Hicks, editors.
362.42 H435 2008

Helen Keller: rebellious spirit / Laurie Lawlor
New Readers Collection, Room 419 362.41092 K29L 2001

Joey / Joseph John Deacon
362.21092 D278j 1974

Learning disabilities, A to Z : a complete guide to learning disabilities from preschool to adulthood / Corinne Smith and Lisa Strick.
371.926 S644L 2010

Mary Fran and Mo / Maureen Lynch. 1979
362.3092 L987L

A matter of dignity: changing the lives of the disabled / by Andrew Potok
362.4048 P864m 2002

Muhammad Ali : a biography / Anthony O. Edmonds.
796.83092 A398e 2006

Multiple sclerosis: the questions you have– the answers you need / Rosalind C. Kalb, ed.
616.834 M961 2008

No apologies / Florence Weiner.  1986
362.4 W423n

Ordinary lives: voices of disability & disease / edited by Irving Kenneth Zola
362.4 O65 1982

Secret girl / Molly Bruce Jacobs.
362.1968588 J17s 2007

Short bus : a journey beyond normal / Jonathan Mooney.
362.1968588 M818s 2008

The science and fiction of autism / Laura Schreibman
616.85882 S378s 2007

Talking books: pioneering and beyond / by Marilyn Lundell Majeska
362.41 M233t 1988

Understanding multiple sclerosis / Melissa Stauffer.
616.834 S798u 2006


Asperger syndrome and employment [electronic resource] : what people with Asperger syndrome really really want / Sarah Hendrickx ; foreword by John Biddulph.
Electronic Book 2009

Aspergirls [electronic resource] : empowering females with Asperger Syndrome / Rudy Simone ; foreword by Liane Holliday Willey.
Electronic Book 2010

Authentic dialogue with people who are developmentally disabled [electronic resource] : sad without tears / Jennifer Hill.
Electronic Book 2009

Bereavement, loss and learning disabilities [electronic resource] : a guide for professionals and carers / Robin Grey.
Electronic Book 155.9/37087 2010

Children’s comprehension problems in oral and written language [electronic resource] : a cognitive perspective / edited by Kate Cain and Jane Oakhill.
Electronic Book 372.47 2007

Could it be autism? [electronic resource] : a parent’s guide to the first signs and next steps / Nancy D. Wiseman with Kim Painter Koffsky.
Electronic Book 616.85/882 2006

Developing college skills in students with autism and Asperger’s syndrome [electronic resource] / Sarita Freedman ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
Electronic Book 2010

Disability hate crimes [electronic resource] : does anyone really hate disabled people? / Mark Sherry.
Electronic Book 364.15087 2010

Disability in the Middle Ages [electronic resource] : rehabilitations, reconsiderations, reverberations / Joshua Eyler.
Electronic Book809/.933527 2010

Drama therapy and storymaking in special education / Paula Crimmens.
Electronic Book 616.89/165 2006

Disability pendulum [electronic resource] : the first decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act / Ruth Colker.
Electronic Book 342.7308/7 2005

Faces of intellectual disability [electronic resource] : philosophical reflections / Licia Carlson.
Electronic Book 616.8588 2010

Group homes for people with intellectual disabilities [electronic resource] : encouraging inclusion and participation / Tim Clement and Christine Bigby ; foreword by Jim Mansell.
Electronic Book 362.3/85 2010

Issues in human rights protection of intellectually disabled persons [electronic resource] / Andreas Dimopoulos.
Electronic Book 342.408/7 2010

Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, bipolar and more!: the one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals / Martin L. Kutscher
Electronic Book 618.928588 2005

The labor market experience of workers with disabilities: the ADA and beyond / Julie L. Hotchkiss
Electronic Book 331.5/9/0973

Living with learning disabilities, dying with cancer [electronic resource] : thirteen personal stories / Irene Tuffrey-Wijne; foreword by Sheila Rollins.
Electronic Book 362.196/9940092 2010

Making life work [electronic resource] : freedom and disability in a community group home / Jack Levinson.
Electronic Book 362.3/8509747 2010

Mental health and development [electronic resource] : targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group.
Electronic Book 2010

Raising and educating a deaf child [electronic resource] : a comprehensive guide to the choices, controversies, and decisions faced by parents and educators / Marc Marschark.
Electronic Book 2007

Reflections from a different journey: what adults with disabilities wish all parents knew / edited by Stanley D. Klein and John D. Kemp
Electronic Book 649/.151 2004

Special mother: getting through the early days of a child’s diagnosis of learning disabilities and related disorders / Anne Ford, with John-Richard Thompson; foreword by Judy Woodruff.
Electronic Book 2010

Towards enabling geographies [electronic resource] : “disabled” bodies and minds in society and space / edited by Vera Chouinard, Edward Hall, Robert Wilton.
Electronic Book 305.9/08 2010

Writers on the spectrum [electronic resource] : how autism and Asperger syndrome have influenced literary writing / Julie Brown.
Electronic Book 820.9/3527 2010

Reference Books:

Encyclopedia of learning disabilities / Carol Turkington, Joseph R. Harris
371.92603 T939e 2002

Encyclopedia of special education / edited by Cecil R. Reynolds and Elaine Fletcher-Janzen.
371.903 E56 2000

Gallaudet encyclopedia of deaf people and deafness / John V. Van Cleve, editor
362.42 G165 1987


Adam / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Olympus Pictures production in association with Serenade Films, Deer Path Productions and Vox3 Films ; written and directed by Max Mayer ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Miranda de Pencier, Dean Van
791.4372 A193 2010

Alice project [electronic resource] : creative arts therapy in action / Herbison, Philip.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2007

Americans with Disabilities Act [electronic resource] : is it working? / MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2005

Body of war [electronic resource] / Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2008

Bridge at midnight trembles [electronic resource] : parkinson’s disease and deep brain stimulation / Galloping Pictures.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2009

A celebration of differences / Rush Neurobehavioral Center
371.9 C392 1999 VHS

Creating equity / University of Maine Television
371.9 C912 1993

Deafblind [electronic resource] : world without sight and sound / BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2005

Disability and Sexuality [electronic resource] : Exploring the Intimacy Option / System TV
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2010

Dyslexia [electronic resource] : different kind of mind / Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2006

Fix Me [electronic resource] : Unlocking the Possibilities of Stem Cell Research / BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2010

Inside dyslexia [electronic resource] / Easdon, Josh.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2007

Learning disabilities and social skills [videorecording] : last one picked– first one picked on / WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Jeff Bieber directed by Joseph Camp.
371.92 L438 1994

Making a Life [electronic resource] : Opportunity, Not Disability / Spectra Media (Firm)
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2010

Oops, Wrong Planet [electronic resource] : Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome / Beyond Entertainment Ltd.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2010

Rain man / United Artists
791.4372 R154 2004 DVD

Real Life Teens [electronic resource] : Teens and Disabilities / TMW Media Group.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2010

Shameless [electronic resource] : art of disability / Canada. Dept. of Finance.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection 2007


Disability411: The Podcast for Disability Information

Autism Podcast
This website is dedicated to providing information about working with children on the autism spectrum.

Ouch! Disability Talk Show
Razor sharp talk from the BBC’s disability site, Ouch! Presented by comedians Mat Fraser and Liz Carr. Featuring interviews, quizzes, discussions, chat and plenty of humour. A new episode appears every two weeks.

Blind Cool Tech
…assistive technology blind people can use.

Day in Washington… home of the disability policy podcast (past episodes)


The Association For Service Disabled Veterans
ASDV is a national association that is establishing greater economic participation for service disabled and prisoner of war veterans and all of the 80 million veteran family members in the United States.  To pursue its mission, ASDV has established programs and services that address the areas of legislative and legal advocacy, business development, healthcare, and information access.

Provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits

Disabled American Veterans
Formed in 1920 and chartered by Congress in 1932, the million-member DAV is the official voice of America’s service-connected disabled veterans — a strong, insistent voice that represents all of America’s 2.1 million disabled veterans, their families and survivors.

Disabled Peoples’ International
A network of national organizations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.

Highline Community College Access Services
Access Services at Highline Community College supports and assists students with disabilities with campus and classroom accommodations.

King County Office of Civil Rights Disability Access Service

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2011

Ready.gov: Disabled and Special Needs
Instructional Video addresses emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities.

Washington State Disability Month

Working While Disabled– A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support

Working While Disabled–How We Can Help


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