People with Disabilities

Title

People with Disabilities

Publisher

Greenhaven Press

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780737747980

Pages

112 pages

Genre

informational guide

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

This volume provides an overview of people with disabilities in the United States, a chronology of important events, an annotated bibliography, and other resources for conducting further research. The author illuminates this often-neglected human side of these problems by presenting a collection of personal narratives of people who have had personal experience with physical and mental disabilities as participants, witnesses, or involved professionals.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Mental illness; Developmental disability; deaf; paralysis; polio; bipolar disorder; autism; schizophrenia; multiple sclerosis; spinal muscular atrophy; intellectual disability

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

stories; essays; caregivers; research; personal narratives

Diversity Impact

direct

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