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Supplemental Readings: History


Additional insights into the origins and evolution of institutions, the rise of the institutional model, and the realities of congregated, segregated, and isolated living conditions; and the movements that challenged perceptions and changed the thinking about individuals with disabilities.

NSTITUTIONAL HISTORY ARTICLES:

The Origin and Nature of Our Institutional Models by Wolf Wolfensberger, Syracuse University

From Feeblemindedness to Self-Advocacy, a Half Century of Growth and Self-Fulfillment by Gunnar Dybwad, Heller School, Brandeis University

The RadiatorChapter Fourteen pp. 18 – 23, by William Bronston, MD 

PARENT HISTORY AND PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE:

Disability is Natural by Kathie Snow 

INDEPENDENT LIVING:

A Conversation with Ed Roberts, California:  Part 1:  
1)  http://www.mnddc.org/ed-roberts/index.html 
2)  Conversation with Ed_Roberts.pdf

Part 2:  http://www.mouthmag.com/issues/101/live_longer.html
National Disability Policy:
1) National Disability Policy: Progress Report 2011 
2) Update: http://www.ncd.gov/policy/civil_rights

SELF ADVOCACY

Disability Etiquette
The Arc Position Statement on Self-Determination