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    • Disability studies

    • Disability studies is an academic discipline that examines the meaning, nature, and consequences of disability as a social construct. Initially the field focused on the division between "impairment" and "disability", where impairment was an impairment of an individual's mind or body, while disability was considered a s ... Read »


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    • Crip theory

    • Disability studies is an academic discipline that examines the meaning, nature, and consequences of disability as a social construct. Initially the field focused on the division between "impairment" and "disability", where impairment was an impairment of an individual's mind or body, while disability was considered a s ... Read »


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    • Disability studies in education

    • Disability Studies in Education (DSE) is a field of academic study concerned with education research and practice related to disability. DSE scholars promote an understanding of disability from a social model of disability perspective to “challenge social, medical, and psychological models of disability as they re ... Read »


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    • Rich Donovan

    • Rich Donovan is a global expert in business development issues surrounding disability and accessibility. He is best known for creating financial instruments that track the intersection of corporate profitability with corporate commitment to disability hiring and best practices. His Return On Disability Index is reporte ... Read »


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    • Enabling Unit

    • Enabling Unit

      The Enabling Unit, Equal Opportunity Cell is based at University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi. It ensures affirmative action’s concerning persons with disabilities including students, nonteaching staff, faculty as well as patients at University College of Medical Sciences. It is ... Read »


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    • Impairment rating

    • An impairment rating is a number expressed as a percentage that is intended to represent the degree of an individual's impairment, which is a deviation away from one's normal health status and functionality. Impairment is distinct from disability. An individual's impairment rating is based on the restrictive impact of ... Read »


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    • Infinite Ability

    • Infinite Ability is a special interest group on disability within the Medical Humanities Group of the University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi). It was founded by Dr Satendra Singh in 2011. The main purpose behind the formation of the group was the promotion and coordination among medical persons wit ... Read »


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    • Jackson County John Doe

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      Of the thousands of people murdered every year in the United States, some remain unidentified. Many victims are not identified for years or even decades after they were killed—as in the case of Tammy Jo Alexander, who was murdered in 1979 and remained unidentified until 2015. Including both murder victims and thos ... Read »


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    • Journal of Disability Policy Studies

    • Journal of Disability Policy Studies  

      The Journal of Disability Policy Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers the field of disability studies, including issues in ethics, public policy, and the law related to individuals with disabilities. The editors-in-chief are Mitchell Yell (University of South Carolina) and Antonis Katsiyann ... Read »


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    • Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

    • The Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies is an academic journal covering cultural and especially literary representations of disability, containing a wide variety of textual analyses that are informed by disability theory and, by extension, experiences of disability. It was established in 2006 and launched ... Read »


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    • Kayhausen Boy

    • The Kayhausen Boy ( (i)  Kɑhaʊsɛn) is a mummy, naturally preserved in a sphagnum bog in Lower Saxony, Germany. He is one of the few recorded bog children discovered. The body, of a boy believed to have been approximately seven to ten years of age at the time of his death, was found in 1922. The boy i ... Read »


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    • List of disability studies journals

    • This is a list of academic journals in the field of disability studies. ... Read »


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    • Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember

    • Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember is a traveling exhibition that explores the history of disability within the lives of Canadians. The exhibition was produced in collaboration with students, scholars and alumni from the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University. The exhibition origina ... Read »


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    • Queer Crips

    • Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories is a 2004 anthology edited by Bob Guter and John R. Killacky. The book is a collection of personal stories from gay men with disabilities. The stories are told through a variety of literary genres, including poetry, prose, and interviews. The book won the 2004 Lambda Lite ... Read »


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    • Ali Salami

    • Ali Salami

      Ali Salami (Persian: علی سلامی‎‎) (b. 1968 in Tehran) is a Shakespearean scholar, Qur'anologist, lexicographer, literary translator, and Human Rights Investigator. Salami started writing widely on discourse analysis in the fields of education, politics, literature, gender, human right ... Read »


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    • Social construction of disability

    • The social construction of disability is the idea that society and its institutions have the power to construct disability around social expectations of health. This idea argues that disability is construction based on several localized social expectations. For example, in the medieval period disability was constructe ... Read »


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    • Social model of disability

    • The social model of disability is a reaction to the dominant medical model of disability which in itself is a functional analysis of the body as machine to be fixed in order to conform with normative values. The social model of disability identifies systemic barriers, negative attitudes and exclusion by society (purpos ... Read »


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    • Society for Disability Studies

    • The Society for Disability Studies is an international academic network of disability studies practitioners. It often abbreviates its name to SDS even though such an abbreviation often continues to be used by academics and political scientists to describe the Students for a Democratic Society organization in the United ... Read »


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    • Yde Girl

    • Coordinates: 53°05′49″N 6°35′06″E / 53.09694°N 6.58500°E / 53.09694; 6.58500 Yde Girl  (i)  [ ɪdə ] is a bog body found in the Stijfveen peat bog near the village of Yde, Netherlands. She was found on 12 May 1897 and was reputedly uncannily well-preserve ... Read »


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