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Recommended Reading/Viewing for October/November 2015: Disability Awareness Month

Disability Awareness Month
Suggested Reading for October, 2015

Here is a sample of the resources on our Recommended Reading/Viewing List

For the complete list, please visit our Recommended Reading Library Guide.

Books:

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

DisabilityMedia

Secret girl / Molly Bruce Jacobs.
362.1968588 J17s 2007

SecretGirl

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

Joey / Joseph John Deacon
362.21092 D278j 1974

Mary Fran and Mo / Maureen Lynch. 1979
362.3092 L987L

 

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

Asperger

 

Faces of intellectual disability [electronic resource] : philosophical reflections / Licia Carlson.

FacesOfIntellectual
Electronic Book 616.8588 2010

 

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

WritersOnSpectrum

 

Rain man / United Artists
Media Collection, 791.4372 R154 2004 DVD

RainMan

ADHD Rush Hour [electronic resource] / Lorand Entertainment Inc.
Online Videos – Films on Demand Collection, 2012

ADHDRushHour

 

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

AliceProject

 

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

BodyWar

 

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

OopsWrongPlanet

 

Podcasts:

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.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/ouch

Ouch

Blind Cool Tech (past episodes)
http://www.blindcooltech.com/index.html
…assistive technology blind people can use.

 

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New Biographies ~ Recommended Reading for July/August 2011

Have you ever wondered how people get to be famous? Biographies – books about real people’s lives – can tell these stories and show how they affected many other people. Here at the Highline Community College Library we have many biographies both in paper and electronic form, as well as a number of videos. All of these are available to check out; please read them and be inspired!

BOOKS:

 

Activists / Philip Steele. New Readers Collection 303.484092 S814a 2011

Andrew Johnson / Annette Gordon-Reed. 973.81092 J66g 2011

Anne Frank : the Anne Frank House authorized graphic biography / Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón. 940.5318092 F828j 2010

Barack Obama : president for change / by Peter Hicks. New Readers Collection 973.932092 O12h 2011

 

Beneath the sands of Egypt : adventures of an unconventional archaeologist / Donald P. Ryan. 932 R988b 2010

Breaking night : a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard / Liz Murray. 362.74092 M982b 2010

The bridge : the life and rise of Barack Obama / David Remnick. 973.932092 O12r 2010

Buzz : a year of paying attention / Katherine Ellison. 616.8589092 E47b 2010

Darwin / edited by William Brown and Andrew C. Fabian. 576.82092 D228 2010

Decoded / Jay-Z. 782.421649092 J42d 2010

The exchange artist : a tale of high-flying speculation and America’s first banking collapse / Jane Kamensky. 338.092 D526k 2009

Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo / Murat Kurnaz with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith. 973.931092 K96f 2009

Fixing my gaze : a scientist’s journey into seeing in three dimensions / Susan R. Barry. 617.762092 B281f 2010

The good soldiers / David Finkel. 956.70443 F499g 2010

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

The hypochondriacs : nine tormented lives / Brian Dillon. 616.8525 D579h 2010

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot. 616.02774092 L141s 2010

Jacques Cousteau : the sea king / Brad Matsen. 551.46092 C869m 2009

Jan’s story : love lost to the long goodbye of Alzheimer’s / by Barry R. Petersen. 616.831092 P484p 2010

Jimmy Carter / Julian E. Zelizer. 973.926092 C323z 2010

Knocked up knocked down : postcards of miscarriage and other misadventures from the brink of parenthood / by Monica Murphy LeMoine. 618.392 L555k 2010

Lay the favorite : a memoir of gambling / Beth Raymer. 795.092 R267L 2010

Liar’s poker : rising through the wreckage on Wall Street / Michael Lewis. 332.64273 L675L 2010

Lyndon B. Johnson / Charles Peters. 973.923092 J67p 2010

Medical pioneers / Debbie Foy. New Readers Collection. 610.922 F796m 2011

Reflections : my life in the deaf and hearing worlds / John B. Christiansen. 362.42092 C555r 2010

The rough guide to Jimi Hendrix / Richie Unterberger. 782.42166092 H498u 2009

The rough guide to Nirvana / by Gillian G. Gaar. 782.421660922 N721g 2009

Ruby Bridges goes to school : my true story / by Ruby Bridges. New Readers Collection 379.263 B851b 2009

The Slaves’ war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves / Andrew Ward. 973.711 W256s 2009

Sports heroes / Jane Bingham. New Readers Collection 796.0922 B613b 2011

Stickwork / Patrick Dougherty. 730.92 D732s 2010

The stranger beside me / by Ann Rule. 364.1523 R935s 2009

Thelonious Monk : the life and times of an American original / Robin D.G. Kelley. 781.65092 M745k 2009

They say : Ida B. Wells and the reconstruction of race / James West Davidson. 323.092 W453d 2009

Wide awake : a memoir of insomnia / Patricia Morrisroe. 616.8498092 M883w 2010

The world’s greatest soccer players / by Matt Doeden. New Reader’s Collection 796.3340922 D649w 2010

Yes we can : a biography of president Barack Obama / Garen Thomas.  New Readers Collection 973.932092 O12y 2009

You don’t look like anyone I know : a true story of family, face blindness, and forgiveness / Heather Sellers. 818.609 S467y 2010

E-BOOKS:

 

Death, drugs, and muscle [electronic resource] : the Gregg Valentino story / Gregg Valentino with Nathan Jendrick.

Facing future [electronic resource] / Dan Kois. [Israel Kamakawiwoʻole]

Flaming Lips’ Zaireeka [electronic resource] / Mark Richardson.

Ousmane Sembène [electronic resource] : the making of a militant artist / Samba Gadjigo ; translated by Moustapha Diop ; foreword by Danny Glover.

The Salamanca School [electronic resource] / André Azevedo Alves, José Manuel Moreira.

Samuel Beckett [electronic resource] / Andrew Gibson.

The secret life of Glenn Gould [electronic resource] : a genius in love / Michael Clarkson.

Stéphane Mallarmé [electronic resource] / Roger Pearson.

Vladimir Nabokov [electronic resource] / Barbara Wyllie.

William S. Burroughs [electronic resource] / Phil Baker.

Yorkist lord [electronic resource] : John Howard, Duke of Norfolk, c.1425-1485 / Anne Crawford.

You don’t know me [electronic resource] : Ray Charles through his son’s eyes / Ray Charles Robinson Jr. with Mary Jane Ross.

MEDIA:

 

Art & copy [videorecording] / an Art & Industry and Granite Pass production ; produced by Jimmy Greenway & Michael Nadeau ; directed by Doug Pray. Media 659.10973 A784 2010

Eyewitness [videorecording] / CBS News ; Shari Finkelstein, producer. Media 362.883 E97 2009

In the Steps of William Shakespeare [electronic resource] : London and Stratford [streaming video]

Looking for Lincoln [videorecording] / [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Media  973.7092 L736 2009

More than a game [videorecording] / a film by Christopher Belman ; a Harvey Mason Media production ; [presented by] Lionsgate and Harvey Mason Media in association with Interscope Records ; directed by Kristopher Belman ; produced by Harvey Mason, Jr. … [et al.] ; written by Kristopher Belman & Brad Hogan. Media 796.323092 M836 2009

Religious scholar Karen Armstrong [electronic resource] / Public Affairs Television [streaming video]

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New Biographies ~ Recommended Reading for July/August 2010

Have you ever wondered how people get to be famous? Biographies – books about real people’s lives – can tell these stories and show how they affected many other people. Here at the Highline Community College Library we have many biographies both in paper and electronic form, as well as a number of videos. All of these are available to check out; please read them and be inspired!

BOOKS:

Bradley / Alan Axelrod. 355.0092 B811a 2008

China witness : voices from a silent generation / Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley. 951.05092 X6c 2008

David Beckham : born to play / by B.A. Roth. New Readers Collection 796.334092 B396r 2008

Becoming Judy Chicago : a biography of the artist / Gail Levin. 700.92 C532L 2007

Born on a blue day : inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant : a memoir / Daniel Tammet. 616.858820092 T158b 2007

Bretz’s flood : the remarkable story of a rebel geologist and the world’s greatest flood / John Soennichsen. 551.092 B845s 2008

The comedy of Charlie Chaplin : artistry in motion / Dan Kamin. 791.43028092 C464k 2008

The exchange artist : a tale of high-flying speculation and America’s first banking collapse / Jane Kamensky. 338.092 D526k 2009

Faith of my fathers / John McCain with Mark Slater. 973.92092 M478f 2008

FDR / Jean Edward Smith. 973.917092 R81e 2008

Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo / Murat Kurnaz with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith. 973.931092 K96f 2009

Gaining : the truth about life after eating disorders / Aimee Liu. 616.8526 L783g 2008

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

Hitler : a biography / Ian Kershaw.  943.086092 H675k 2008

I’ve got a home in glory land : a lost tale of the underground railroad / Karolyn Smardz Frost. 973.7115092 B628f 2008

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot. 616.02774092 L141s 2010

Jacques Cousteau : the sea king / Brad Matsen. 551.46092 C869m 2009

My lobotomy : a memoir / Howard Dully and Charles Fleming. 617.481092 D883m 2008

Philip II of Macedonia / Ian Worthington. 938.07092 P549w 2008

The rough guide to Jimi Hendrix / Richie Unterberger. 782.42166092 H498u 2009

The rough guide to Nirvana / by Gillian G. Gaar. 782.421660922 N721g 2009

Ruby Bridges goes to school : my true story / by Ruby Bridges. New Readers Collection 379.263 B851b 2009

The Slaves’ war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves / Andrew Ward. 973.711 W256s 2009

The stranger beside me / by Ann Rule. 364.1523 R935s 2009

The summer of 1787 : the men who invented the Constitution / David O. Stewart. 342.029 S849s 2008

Thelonious Monk : the life and times of an American original / Robin D.G. Kelley. 781.65092 M745k 2009

They say : Ida B. Wells and the reconstruction of race / James West Davidson. 323.092 W453d 2009

Yes we can : a biography of president Barack Obama / Garen Thomas. New Readers Collection 973.932092 O12y 2009

Zhou Enlai : the last perfect revolutionary : a biography / Gao Wenqian ; translated by Peter Rand and Lawrence R. Sullivan. 951.05092 Z63g 2007

E-BOOKS:

Caribbean visionary [electronic resource] : A.R.F. Webber and the making of the Guyanese nation / Selwyn R. Cudjoe.

Charles Darwin [electronic resource] : the concise story of an extraordinary man / Tim M. Berra.

Dead last [electronic resource] : the public memory of Warren G. Harding’s scandalous legacy / Phillip G. Payne.

Freedom facts and firsts [electronic resource] : 400 years of the African American civil rights experience / Jessie Carney Smith and Linda T. Wynn.

The girls of Room 28 [electronic resource] : friendship, hope, and survival in Theresienstadt / Hannelore Brenner ; translated from the German by John E. Woods and Shelley Frisch.

Karl Marx, anthropologist [electronic resource] / Thomas C. Patterson.

To be, or not– to bop [electronic resource] / Dizzy Gillespie with Al Fraser.

Under the broken scale of justice [electronic resource] : the law and my times / by Justice Ny’o Wakai.

Vivas en su jardín [electronic resource] : la verdadera historia de las hermanas Mirabal y su lucha por la libertad / by Dedé Mirabal.

MEDIA:

Citizen Tanouye [videorecording] / produced and directed by Robert Horsting and Craig Yahata. Media 940.5404092 T167 2008

Eyewitness [videorecording] / CBS News ; Shari Finkelstein, producer. Media 362.883 E97 2009

Hawaii’s last queen [videorecording] / a Ducat Segal Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; written and produced by Vivian Ducat. 996.902092 H389 2006

Looking for Lincoln [videorecording] / [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Media  973.7092 L736 2009

Pete Seeger [videorecording] : the power of song / The Weinstein Company and Live Nation Artists present a Jim Brown film; produced by Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen; directed by Jim Brown. Media 782.421620092 S451 2008

Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom / edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller. Media 306.362 R282 1998

Yuri Kochiyama [videorecording] : a passion for justice / YK Project ; produced and directed by Patricia Saunders and Rea Tajiri. Media  323.092 K76 1993

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Disability Awareness Month

Podcasts:

Private Attorneys Fight for Disabled Veterans [7 min 45 sec]

NPR Weekend Edition Sunday, March 16, 2008 · In the last five years, as thousands of veterans have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with debilitating injuries, the Army has actually awarded fewer soldiers full disability retirement benefits than they did before the war started. Private attorneys have stepped in to help disabled soldiers get the benefits they deserve.

An Autistic Student’s Journey to College [8 min 54 sec] NPR Morning Edition Sunday, September 11, 2008 · Sending your child off to college can be an anxious time for many parents. But for parents of children with a mental illness or learning disability, the transition is especially challenging. One worry is that parents of adult children have no legal standing in their medical care. In Nashville, Tenn., the Diehl family has worked hard to prepare their son for the move from home to college.

For more podcasts, check out www.npr.org

Books:

Check out featured books and movies on the Recommended Reading shelf located on the Plaza floor.

Adaptive technology for the Internet: making electronic resources accessible to all / Barbara Mates. 027.663 M425a 2000

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

 

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

 

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

 

The gift of dyslexia : why some of the smartest people can’t read and how they can learn / Ronald D. Davis with Eldon M. Braun. 371.9144 D263g 1997

 

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

 

Joey / Joseph John Deacon 362.21092 D278j 1974

 

The legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans: hearing before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, February 28, 2006. Government Documents Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG.109-463 Linked Resource: PDF

 

Learning a living : a guide to planning your career and finding a job for people with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and dyslexia / Dale S. Brown.Career Collection Room 316 658.30087 B877L 2000

 

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, editor 616.834 M961 2008

 

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

 

The physically handicapped and the community: some challenging breakthroughs / Louis Arthur Michaux 362.4 M622p 1970

 

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

 

E-Books: (a selection)

Attention deficit disorder: the unfocused mind in children and adults / Thomas E. Brown Electronic Book 616.85/89 2005

 

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

 

Decline in employment of people with disabilities: a policy puzzle / David C. Stapleton, Richard V. Burkhauser, editors Electronic Book 331.5/9/0973 2003

 

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

 

The disability pendulum: the first decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act / Ruth Colker Electronic Book 342.7308/7 2005

 

A field guide for the sight-impaired reader: a comprehensive resource for students, teachers, and librarians / Andrew Leibs Electronic Book 011.63 1999

 

Hearing loss: determining eligibility for Social Security benefits / Committee on Disability Determination for Individuals with Hearing Impairments Electronic Book 362.4/264/0973 2005

 

Inner lives of deaf children: interviews and analysis / Martha Sheridan Electronic Book 362.4/2/083 2001

 

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

 

A matter of dignity: changing the lives of the disabled / by Andrew Potok Electronic Book 362.4/048/0973 2002

 

Noise and military service: implications for hearing loss and tinnitus / Committee on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Associated with Military Service from World War II to the Present Electronic Book 617.8/07 2005

 

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

 

Relationship development intervention with children, adolescents and adults: social and emotional development activities for Asperger syndrome, autism, PDD, and NDL / Steven E. Gutstein, and Rachelle K. Sheely Electronic Book 618.92/898203 2002

 

Relationship development intervention with young children: social and emotional development activities for Asperger syndrome, autism, PDD, and NDL / Steven E. Gutstein, and Rachelle K. Sheely Electronic Book 618.92/898203 2002

 

Special stories for disability awareness: stories and activities for teachers, parents, and professionals / Mal Leicester Electronic Book 362.4 2007

 

Understanding autism spectrum disorders: frequently asked questions / Diane Yapko Electronic Book 2003

 

Understanding multiple sclerosis / Melissa Stauffer Electronic Book 616.8/34 2006

 

The views and experiences of disabled children and their siblings: a positive outlook / Clare Connors and Kirsten Stalker Electronic Book 362.4/083 2003

Reference Books:

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

 

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

Learning disabilities sourcebook / edited by Dawn D. Matthews 371.926 L438 2003

State of Washington Voters’ Pamphlet, Braille; General Election, November 4, 2008 Reference Desk 2008

 

Well-connected 616.02 W447 c2004

 

Movies:

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

 

Child care and the Americans with Disabilities Act Tape 7. Family day care homes / Beth Ann Carr Associates 362.712 C536 1992

 

Creating equity / University of Maine Television 371.9 C912 1993

 

How difficult can this be?: understanding learning disabilities / produced and directed by Peter Rosen 371.9 H847 1989

 

I teach him but he doesn’t learn: understanding cognitive problems / Northland Video Associates 371.9 Y68 1982

 

Learning to learn: intervention, cognitive problems / Northland Video Associates 371.9 Y68 1982

 

Pathways to independence through assistive technology / D&F Associates, Inc 027.663 P297 2000 VHS

 

Rain man / United Artists 791.4372 R154 2004 DVD

 

Small differences / City of Pittsburgh Allegheny County Task Force on Disabilities 362.78 S635 1995 VHS

 

Straight talk about autism: with parents & kids / IEP Resources 616.85882 S896 2008 DVD

Websites:

The Association For Service Disabled Veterans http://www.asdv.org/

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. Membership is comprised of individuals from the 2.2 million SDVs of the nation and organizations that support the goals of ASDV. 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.

DisabilityInfo.gov http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/

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

 

Disabled American Veterans http://www.dav.org/

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 http://www.dpi.org/

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 http://flightline.highline.edu/access/index.htm

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

 

King County Office of Civil Rights http://www.metrokc.gov/dias/ocre/

 

King County Office of Civil Rights Disability Awareness Month (2007)

http://www.metrokc.gov/dias/ocre/ndeam2007.htm

Portal to local and national resources

 

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2008 http://www.workworld.org/NDEAM2008.html

 

Ready.gov: Disabled and Special Needs http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/disabled.html

Instructional Video addresses emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities.

 

Working While Disabled– A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/11017.html

 

Working While Disabled–How We Can Help http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10095.htm

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