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 Radiator, Chapter Fourteen pp. 18 – 23, by William Bronston, MD
PARENT HISTORY AND PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE:
A Conversation with Ed Roberts, California: Part 1:
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
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