Two hours of information and context.Â Listen
- Kim Nielson, author of A Disability History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
- Chris Gray, Blind Movement Archivist and advocate
- Important Moments in Disability History
- And much, much more…There is so much we don’t know~
Native Americans communicated across language barriers with Plains Indian Sign.
The template for our current Supplemental Social Security system was pioneered by early blind activists.
Californiaâ€™s ground-breaking law, the Lanterman Act, has enabled over 180,000 individuals to build lives outside institutions.Â
WEB EXTRAÂ “How Exceptional Was The Time and The Place?” An essay by Eddie Ytuarte.
WEB EXTRAÂ Electronic Resources on Disability History Compiled by Sheela Gunn-Cushman.
Produced by Eddie Ytuarte, Sheela Gunn-Cushman and Adrienne Lauby.ÂOriginal air date 11-23-13