DISC: A Disability Studies Academic Community
The DISC website is an international, interdisciplinary, user-generated, digital forum providing support, collegial networks, and information that sustains a disability studies academic community and promotes disability studies in a humanities focus.
“Disability, Health and Social Exclusion” Tanya Burchardt, November 2003
A report prepared by the ESRC Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion – London School of Economics examines the link between social exclusion, health and disability. (This site links to a PDF file)
“Health Disparities and Mental Retardation”
In February 2002, the Surgeon General released the Report of the Surgeon General’s Conference on Health Disparities and Mental Retardation, which was held December 5-6, 2001.
National Empowerment Center
Whether on the back ward of a state mental institution or working as an executive in a corporation, we want people who are mental health consumers/survivors/expatients to know there is a place to turn to in order to receive the information they might need in order to regain control over their lives and the resources that affect their lives. That place is the National Empowerment Center.
Disability World A bimonthly web-zine of international disability news and viewsThe Review of Disability Studies The new journal, published by The Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, contains research articles, essays, and bibliographies relating to the culture of disability and people with disabilities. It also publishes forums on disability topics brought together by forum editors of international stature. Poetry, short stories, creative essays, photographs, and art work related to disability are also welcome. The journal is published four times a year, and each issue runs approximately 100 pages.
Disability Studies Quarterly
The journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities.