"CRIPLIT" Disability Bibliographies
A Selective Bibliography on Disability History, Culture, and Activism
Association on Higher Education and Disability. http://www.ahead.org/
Deaf American. 814 Thayer Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910
Deaf Life. MSM Productions, 1095 Meigs St., Rochester, NY 14620
Disability Grapevine Online Newsletter. http://www.disabilitygrapevine.com/
Disability and Chronic Disease Quarterly, Department of Sociology, Brandeis University,mWaltham, MA 02254
Disability Social History Project. http://www.disabilityhistory.org/
Disability History Association. http://dha.osu.edu/default.htm
Disability History Week. http://disabilityhistoryweek.org/
Disability Studies in Education. http://www.aera.net/Default.aspx?menu_id=162&id=1297
Disability Studies Quarterly. http://www.dsq-sds.org/
Disabled Women's International Newsletter, c/o June Hume, 12 Ravenswood Ave., Randwick NSW 2031 Australia
Fourth Wave: Disability News and Views. Bi-monthly subscription. Disabilities Research and Information Coalition, 3530 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103
Hikane, The Capable Woman. POB 841, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Journal of Disability Policy Studies. University of Arkansas Press, Dept. of Rehabilitation Education and Research, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701.
Mainstream: Magazine of the Able-Disabled. 2973 Beech St., San Diego, CA 92102
Mouth: The Voice of Disability Rights. Bi-monthly magazine by subscription. 61 Brighton St., Rochester, NY 14607
Mouth: Voice of the Disability Nation. http://www.mouthmag.com/
Museum of Disability History. http://www.museumofdisability.org/
National Center on Disability and Journalism. http://ncdj.org/
New Mobility, 1911 11th St., Ste. 301, Boulder, CO 80302
New Paradigm of Disability: A Bibliography. http://www.aboutdisability.com/bib.html
Not Dead Yet. http://www.notdeadyet.org/
Over the Rainbow. Mobility International, PO Box 10767, Eugene, OR 97440
The Ragged Edge, PO Box 145, Louisville, KY 40201. http://www.raggededgemagazine.com
Review of Disability Studies Journal. http://www.rds.hawaii.edu/
Society for Disability Studies. http://www.disstudies.org/
World Institute on Disability. http://www.wid.org/
(note--following is a highly selective, brief listing of a few videos having a stronger emphasis on disability history and culture than most "disability awareness" videos)
Breathing lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien. Written and produced by Jessica Yu. 1997.
Here: A Poetry Performance by Cheryl Marie Wade. Available through Mouth, see address above. 1992
An Introduction to American Deaf Culture. (5-part series). 1986. Sign Media, 4020 Blackburn Ln., Burtonsville, MD 20866
The Los Angeles Club of the Deaf Story. DeBee Communications, 6965 El Camino Real, Ste. 105, Carlsbad, CA 92009
No Apologies, Wry Crips, PO Box 21474, Oakland, CA 94620.
Normal for Us: The Miller Twins. Oregon Public Broadcasting, P.O. Box 2284, South Burlington, VT
05407-2284, 1-800-440-2651. http://www.opb.org/programs/millertwins/resources.html
Positive Images: Portraits of Women with Disabilities. Women Make Movies, 462 Broadway, 5th Fl., New York, NY 10013
Vital Signs; Crip Culture Talks Back. Written and produced by David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder. Boston: Fanlight Productions. 1997.
When Billy Broke His Head...And other Tales of Wonder. B. Golfus and D. Simpson. Fanlight Productions, 47 Halifax St., Boston, MA 02130
A World Without Bodies. S. Snyder and D. Mitchell. Brace Yourselves Productions, 2002
Liebe Perla. Shahr Rozen. Eden Productions. 2000
If I Can’t Do It. W. Brock. Fanlight Productions
Sound and The Fury: A Film About the Communication Wars of the Deaf. Aquarius
My Country. Ward and Associates.
AHEAD, (Association of Higher Education and Disability). 107 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 204, Huntersville, NC 28078 USA. voice and text: (704) 947-7779 fax: (704) 948-7779
Society for Disability Studies, 107 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 204, Huntersville, NC 28078 USA.. Web: http://www.disstudies.org
Books and Articles
Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W., Castaneda, R., Hackman, H., Peters, M., and Zuniga, X. (eds.) (2000). Readings for diversity and social justice. Routledge.
Albrecht, G. The disability business. Sage Library of Social Research, Vol. 190. Sage Publications.
Albrecht, Seelman, and Bury (eds.). (2001). Handbook of Disability Studies. Sage Publications.
Anaya, Rudolfo. (1979). Tortuga. U. of New Mexico Press.
Asch, A., & Fine, M. (eds.), (1988). Women with disabilities; essays in psychology, culture and politics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Barnes, Oliver, & Barton (eds.). (2002). Disability studies today. Polity.
Barnes and Mercer. (2003). Disability. Polity.
Barton, L. (Ed.). (1996). Disability and society: emerging issues and insights. London: Longman.
Baynton, D. C. (1996). Forbidden signs: american culture and the campaign against Sign Language. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Bauby, J. D. (1997). The diving bell and the butterfly. New York City: Knopf.
Belgrave, Faye. (1998). Psychosocial Aspects of chronic iIllness and disability among African Americans. Auburn House.
Black, Edwin. (2003). War against the weak: eugenics and America’s campaign to create a master race. Thunder Mouth Press.
Black, K. (1997). In the shadow of polio.
Bogdan, R. (1988). Freak show: Presenting human oddities for amusement and profit. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Bowe, F. (1978). Handicapping America: barriers to disabled people. New York: Harper & Row.
Bowe, F. (1986). Changing the rules. T. J. Publishers.
Bower, E. M. (ed.). (1980). The handicapped in literature. Denver: Love Publishing.
Brickner, R. (1976). My second 20 years: An unexpected life.
Brody, H. (1987). Stories of sickness. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Brown, C., Collected poems.
Brown, C. My left foot
Brown, Steven. (2003). Movie stars and sensuous scars: essays on the journey from disability shame to disability pride. Universe, Inc.
Browne, S.E., Connors, D., & Stern, N. (eds.) (1985). With the power of each breath: A disabled women's- anthology. Pittsburgh.
Brownfield, V.A., & Raffo, S. (eds.). (1999). Restricted access: Lesbians on disability. Seattle: Seal Press.
Butler and Parr (eds.). (1999). Mind and Body Spaces: Geographics of Illness, Impairment, and Disability. Routledge.
Callahan, J. (1989). Don't worry, he won't get far on foot. New York.
Callahan, J. (1986). Do not disturb any further, New York: Quill William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1991). Digesting the child within and other cartoons to live by. New York: Quill William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1992). Do what he says! He's crazy!!! New York: Quill William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1993). I think I was an alcoholic . . . New York: Quill William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1993). The night, they say, was made for love plus my sexual scrapbook. New York: Quill, William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1994). The king of things and the cranberry clown. New York: William Morrow.
Callahan, J. (1994). What kind of god would allow a thing like this to happen?!! New York: Quill.
Callahan, J. (1995) Freaks of nature. New York City: William Morrow.
Callahan. J. (1998). Will the real John Callahan please stand up? A quasi memoir. Wm. Morrow & Co.
Charlton, J.I. (1998). Nothing about Us without us: disability oppression and empowerment, University of California Press.
Cohen, L. H. (1994). Train go sorry; Inside a Deaf world. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Clare, E. (1999). Exile and pride: disability, queerness, and Liberation. South End Press.
Corker and French, eds. (1999). Disability discourse. Open University Press.
Corker & Shakespeare (eds.). (2002). Disability/postmodernity: embodying disability theory. Continuum.
Cortes, Carlos. (2000). The children are watching: how the media teach about diversity. Teachers College Press.
Couser, G. T. (1980). Recovering bodies: illness, disability, and lifewriting. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
Crutchfield, S., & Epstein. M. (eds.). (2000). Points of contact: disability, art, and culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Davis, F. (1963). Passage through crisis: polio victims and their families. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill.
Davis, L. J. (1995). Enforcing normalcy: disability, deafness, and the body. New York: Verso.
Davis, Lennard. (2002). Bending over backwards: disability, dismodernism & other difficult positions. New York University Press.
Davis, Lennard. (2006). The disability studies reader (2nd edition). Routledge.
Deegan, M. J., & Brooks, N. A. (eds.) (1985). Women and disability: The double handicap, Transaction Books.
DeJong, G., Batavia, A.I., & Griss, R. (1989). America's neglected health minority: working-age persons with disabilities. The Milbank Quarterly, 67(2,2), 311-351.
DePoy, E., and French Gilson, S. (2004). Rethinking disability: principles of professional and social change. Thomson.
Derrida, J. (1993). Memoirs of the blind: The self-portrait and other ruins. Translated by P.A. Brault & M. Naas. Chicago.
Donley, C., & Buckley, S. (eds.) (1996). The tyranny of the normal: An anthology. Kent State University Press.
Driedger, D. (1989). The last civil rights movement. St. Martins Press.
Drimmer, F. (1988). Born different: Amazing stories of very special people. New York: Atheneum.
Dubus, A. (1991). Broken vessels. Boston: David R. Godine.
Dunn, Katherine. (1983). Geek Love. Vintage Books.
Dykewomon, E. (ed.) Sinister wisdom # 36; Surviving psychiatric assault and creating emotional well-being in our communities. Berkeley, CA: POB 3252, Berkeley, CA 94703
Edwards, M. L. (1985). Physical disability in the ancient Greece. Doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Engel and Munger. (2003). Rights of inclusion: law and identity in the life stories of Americans with disabilities. University of Chicago Press.
Fadiman, Anne. (2002). The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Finger, A. (1988). Basic skills, University of Missouri Press.
Finger, A. (1990). Past due; A story of disability, pregnancy and birth, Seal Press.
Finger, A. (1994). Bone truth. Coffee House Press.
Finger, A. (2006). Elegy for a disease: a personal and cultural history of polio. St. Martin’s Press.
Fielder, L. (1993). Freaks: Myths and images of the secret self. Anchor Books.
Fleischer and Zames. (2001). The disability rights movement: from charity to confrontation. Temple University Press.
Forgotten crimes: The holocaust and people with disabilities. A report by Disability Rights Advocates, Inc. Oakland, CA: Disability Rights Advocates, 449 15th St., Ste. 303, Oakland, CA 94612.
Frank, A. W. The wounded storyteller: body, illness, and ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Fries, K. (1996). Body remember: a memoir. Penguin Books.
Fries, K. (ed.) (1997). Staring back: An anthology of writers with disabilities. Dutton.
Fries, K. (2007). The history of my shoes and the evolution of darwin’s theory. Carroll and Graf.
Gallagher, H.G. (1985). FDR's splendid deception. Dodd, Mead.
Gallagher, H.G. (1994). By trust betrayed: Patients, physicians and the license to kill in the Third Reich. Vandamere Press.
Gallagher, H. G. (1998). Black bird fly away: disabled in an able-bodied world. Vandamere Press.
Gannon, J.R. (1989). The week the world heard Gallaudet. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
Garland, R. (1995). The eye of the beholder: deformity and disability in the Graeco-Roman world. Cornell University Press.
Garretson, M.D. (ed.) (1993). Deafness: 1993-2013; a deaf american monograph. Vol. 43. National Association of the Deaf.
Garretson, M.D. (ed.) (1994). Deafness: Life and culture. deaf american monograph. Vol. 44. National Association of the Deaf.
Gartner, A., & Joe, T. (eds.) (1986). Images of the disabled/disabling images. Praeger Publishers.
Gliedman, J., & Roth, W. (1982) The unexpected minority, handicapped children in America. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Gleeson, B. (1999). Geographies of disability. Routledge.
Goffman, E. (1962). Stigma: Notes on the management of spoiled identity. Prentice-Hall.
Golan, L. (1995). Reading between the lips. Bonus Books.
Grealy, L. (1994). Autobiography of a face. Houghton Mifflin.
Groce, N. (1985). Everyone here spoke Sign Language: hereditary deafness on Martha's Vineyard. Cambridge, MA.
Hafferty, R., Hey, S.C., Kiger, G., & Pfeiffer, D. (eds.) (1991). Translating disability: At the individual, institutional and societal levels. Salem, OR: Society for Disability Studies.
Haj, F. (1970). Disability in antiquity. New York: Philosophical Library.
Hans & Patri (eds.). (2003). Women, disability, and identity. Sage Publications.
Heavey, D. (1992). The creatures that time forgot. Routledge.
Hegi, U. (1996). Stones from the river. Scribner.
Herrmann, D. (1998). Helen Keller: A life. Knopf.
Herndl, D.P. (1993). Invalid women: figuring illness in american fiction and culture, 1840-1940. University of North Carolina Press.
Hey, S.C., Kiger, G., & Seidel, J. (eds.) (1984). Social aspects of chronic illness, impairment and disability, Salem, OR: Willamette University.
Hillyer, B. (1993). Feminism and disability. University of Oklahoma Press.
Hockenberry, J. (1995). Moving violations: war zones, wheelchairs, and declarations of independence. Hyperion.
Hull, J. Touching the rock: An experience of blindness.
Hull, J. (1997). On sight and insight: A journey into the world of blindness. Oneworld Publications.
Ingstad, B. & Whyte, S.R. (eds.) Disability and culture. University of California Press.
Irvin, Cass. (2004). Homebound. Temple University Press.
Johnson, Allan. (2006). Privilege, Power, and Difference (2nd edition). McGraw Hill.
Johnson, Mary. (2003). Make Them Go Away: Clint Eastwood, Christopher Reeve and the Case Against Disability Rights. Avocado Press.
Johnson, Harriet McBryde. (2005). Too Late to Die Young. Henry Holt and Company.
Keller, H. (1908). The world I live in.
Keith, L. (ed.) (1996). What happened to you? writing by disabled women. New Press.
Kisor, H. (1997). Flight of the gin fizz. Basic Books.
Klein, B. S. (1998). Slow dance: A story of stroke, love, and disability. Page Mill Press.
Klobas, L. E. (1988). Disability drama in television and film. McFarland & Co.
Koestler, F.A. (1976). The unseen minority: A social history of blindness in the United States. David McKay.
Kriegel, L. (1997). Flying solo: remembering manhood, courage, and loss. Beacon.
Krieger, L. (2006). Backlast Against the ADA: Reinterpreting Disability Rights. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Kuusisto, S. (1997). Planet of the blind. Dial Press.
La Plante, E. Seized: temporal lobe epilepsy as a medical, historical and artistic phenomenon.
Lane, H. (1985). When the mind hears: A history of the Deaf. Vintage Books.
Lane, H. Mask of benevolence: disabling the Deaf community.
Leal-Idrogo, A., Gonzales-Calvo, J., & Krenz, V. (Eds.) Multicultural women: health, disability, and rehabilitation. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.
Liachowitz, C.H. (1988). Disability as a social construct: legislative roots. University of Pennsylvania Press.
Lifton, R. J. (1986). The Nazi doctors: medical killing and the psychology of genocide. Basic Books.
Linton, S. (1998). Claiming disability: knowledge and identity. NY: New York University Press.
Linton, S. (2006). My Body Politic: A Memoir. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press
Lippmann, T. (1977). The squire of Warm Springs: F.D.R. in Georgia, 1924-1945. Playboy Press.
Livesey, M. (2000). The missing world.
Longmore, P. (1985). The life of Randolph Bourne and the need for a history of disabled people. Reviews in American History, Dec., 581-587.
Longmore, P. (1985). Screening stereotypes: Images of disabled people. Social Policy, 16(1), 31-37.
Longmore, P. (1987). Elizabeth Bouvia, assisted suicide and social prejudice. Issues in Law and Medicine, 3(2), 141-168.
Longmore, P. (1987). Uncovering the hidden history of people with disabilities. Reviews in American History, Sept., 355-364.
Longmore, Paul. (2003). Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability. Temple University Press.
Lorde, A. (1980). Cancer journals.
McRuer, R. (2006). Crip theory: cultural signs of queerness and disability. New York University Press.
Mairs, N. Carnal acts.
Mairs, N. (1994). Voice lessons. Beacon Press.
Mairs, N. (1997). Waist-high in the world: A life among the nondisabled.
Matthews, G. (1991). Voices from the shadows. Women's Educational Press.
Matthews, J. Mother's touch: The Tiffany Callo Story.
Meade, T. and Serlin, D. (eds.) Disability and history. Radical History Review. Winter, 2006, Issue 94.
MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc.
Mee, Charles L. (1999). A nearly normal life. Little, Brown and Co.
Merker, H. (1994). Listening. HarperCollins.
Michalko, Rod. (2002). The Difference That Disability Makes. Temple University Press.
Milam, L. W. (1993). CripZen. Mho & Mho Works.
Milam, L. W. (1984). The cripple liberation front marching band blues. Mho & Mho Works.
Miller, V. Despite this flesh: The disabled in stories and poems.
Milligan, M., & Magee, B. (1997). On blindness: letters between Bryan Magee and Martin Milligan. Oxford University Press.
Mitchell, D., & Snyder, S. (eds.) The body and physical difference: discourses of disability. UMP
Morris, J. (1991). Pride against prejudice: Philadelphia: New Society Publishers.
Morris, J. (ed.). (1999). Encounters with strangers: feminism and disability. London: The Women's Press.
Murphy, R. (1990). The body silent. W.W. Norton.
Nagler, M. (1993). Perspectives on disability – 2nd Edition. Health Markets Research.
Nasar, S. (1998). A beautiful mind. Simon and Schuster.
National Association of the Deaf. (1997). Who speaks for the deaf community. National Association of the Deaf.
Nolan, C. Under the eye of the clock.
Norden, M.F. (1994). The cinema of isolation: a history of physical disability in the movies. Rutgers University Press.
O’Brien, Ruth. (2001). Crippled justice. University of Chicago Press.
O’Brien, Ruth, ed. (2004). Voices from the edge: narratives about the Americans With Disabilities Act. Oxford University Press.
Oliver, M. (1989). The politics of disablement. St. Martins Press.
Oliver, Michael. (1996). Understanding Disability. Palgrave.
Paden, C., & Humphreys, T. (1988). Deaf in America; voices from a culture. Harvard University Press.
Patchett, Ann. (2004). Truth and Beauty.
Pelka, F. (1997). The ABC-CLIO companion to the disability rights movement. ABC-CLIO, Inc.
Pernick, M. S. (1996). The black stork: Eugenics and the death of defective babies in American medicine and motion pictures since 1915. Oxford University Press.
Pfeiffer, D. (ed.) (1995). Media and disability bibliography project. Disability Studies Quarterly. 15(2), 55-68.
Pfeiffer, D., Hey, S.C., & Kiger, G. (eds.). (1993). The disability perspective: variations on a theme. Society for Disability Studies.
Phillips, W.R.F., & Rosenberg, J. (1980). The origins of modern treatment and education of physically handicapped children. Arno Press.
Pothier, D., and Devlin, R. (eds.). (2006). Critical disability theory: essays in philosophy, politics, policy, and law. UBC Press.
Preston, P. (1994). Mother father deaf: living between sound and silence. Harvard University Press.
Price, R. (1994). A whole new life. Atheneum Press.
Priestly, Mark. (2003). Disability: A Life Course Approach. Polity.
Rabin, D., Rabin, P.L., & Rabin, R. (1982). Compounding the ordeal of ALS: isolation from my fellow physicians. New England Journal of Medicine. April 1.
Raymo, C. Dork of Cork.
Ree, J. (2000). I see a voice: Deafness, language and senses-A philosophical history. Metropolitan Books.
Reeve, C. (1997). Still me. Random House.
Register, C. (1988). Living with chronic illness: days of patience and passion. The Free Press
Rich, A. Your native land, your life.
Roberts, T., Ervin, M., & Nussbaum, S. (eds.) (1989). Anti-social for the disabled. (Adult comic book with disabled heroes and black humor may be available from Barbara's Bookstore, Chicago, IL; several prior series of the comic book, one of which is titled "Anti-Social, a Helpless Anger Production"; availability is unknown)
Rogers, N. (1992). Dirt and disease: polio before FDR. Rutgers University Press.
Rosenblum, K. and Travis, T. (2006). The meaning of difference: american constructions of race, sex and gender, social class, and sexual orientation (4th edition). McGraw Hill.
Rothman, D., & Rothman, S. (1984). The Willowbrook wars.
Russell, M. (1997). Beyond ramps: disability at the end of the social contract. Common Courage Press.
Russo, H. (ed.) Disabled, female and proud. Exceptional Parent Press.
Sacks, O. (1989). Seeing voices: A journey into the world of the Deaf. Vintage Books.
Sacks, O. (1976). Awakenings. Vintage Books.
Sacks, O. (1985). The man who mistook his wife for a hat and other tales of wonder. Touchstone Books.
Sacks, O. (1995). An anthropologist on Mars; Seven paradoxical tales. Knopf.
Sacks, O. (1997). The island of the colorblind. Knopf.
Safilios-Rothschild, C. The sociology and social psychology of disability and rehabilitation. Random House.
Saramago, J. (1997). Blindness. Harcourt Brace & Co.
Sarton, M. (1992). After the stroke. W.W. Norton.
Saxton & Howe. (eds.). (1987). With wings: An anthology of literature by and about women with disabilities. The Feminist Press, City University of New York.
Schneider, D.M. (1947). The social dynamics of physical disability in Army Basic Training. Psychiatry, 10, 323-333.
Schuchman, J.S. (1988). Hollywood speaks: deafness and the film entertainment industry. University of Illinois Press.
Scotch, R. (1985). From good will to civil rights. Temple University Press.
Scott, R.A. (1969). The making of blind men: A study of adult socialization. Russell Sage Foundation.
Shakespeare, Tom (ed.). (1998). The Disability Reader: Social Sciences Perspectives. Contiuum.
Shakespeare, Tom. (2006). Disability rights and wrongs. Routledge.
Shaw, B. (ed.) (1994). The ragged edge: The disability rights experience from the pages of the first fifteen years of the Disability Rag. Louisville, KY: Advocado Press.
Shapiro, J.P. (1993). No more pity: people with disabilities forging a new civil rights movement. New York: Times Books.
Shaw, Barrett (ed). (1994). The Ragged Edge. Avocado Press.
Smith, B., and Hutchinson, B. (eds.) (2004). Gendering disability. Rutgers University Press.
Smith, J.D. (1985). Minds made feeble. Aspen, CO: Systems Corp.
Smith, M., & Hailer, B. (eds.) (1995). Media and Disability Bibliography Project. Disability Studies Quarterly, 15, 30-43.
Snyder, Brueggeman, & Thomson (eds.). (2002). Disability studies: enabling the humanities. Modern Language Association.
Snyder, S. and Mitchell, D. (2006). Cultural locations of disability. University of Chicago Press.
Sontag, S. (1977). Illness as metaphor. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Stewart, J. (1989). The body's memory. New York: St. Martin's.
Stiker, H.J. (1997). A History of Disability. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press.
Stone, D.A. (1984). The disabled state. Temple University Press.
Stone, K.G. (1997). Awakening to disability: nothing about us without us. Volcano Press.
Styron, W. (1992). Darkness visible. Random House.
Swaim, French, and Cameron. (2003). Controversial issues in a disabling society. Open University Press.
Switzer, Jacqueline. (2003). Disabled rights: American disability policy and the fight for equality. Georgetown University Press.
Tales from the cripped. Volume l, (1994). Mouth Magazine.
Thomson, R. (ed.), (1996). Freakery: cultural spectacles of the extraordinary body. New York University Press.
Thomson, R. (1997). Extraordinary bodies: figuring physical disability in American culture and literature. Columbia University Press.
Treanor, R.B. (1993). We Overcame: The story of civil rights for disabled people. Regal Direct Publishing.
Trent, J. W., Jr. (1994). Inventing the feeble mind: A history of mental retardation in the United States. University of California Press.
Tyor, P.L., & Bell, L.V. (1985). Caring for the retarded in America, a history, Westport, CT: 1985.
Umansky, L., & Longmore, P. (eds.). (2001). The new disability history. New York University Press.
Van Cleve, J., & Crouch, B. (1989). A place of their own: creating the Deaf community in America. Washington, D.C.
Vaughn Edwin. (1993). The Struggle of Blind People for Self-Determination. Charles Thomas Publishers.
Wade, C. M. (ed.) (1993). Range of motion: disability poetry, prose, art. Squeaky Wheels Press.
Wade, C.M. (ed.) Close to the truth. Squeaky Wheels Press, Box 448, Berkeley, CA 94701
Walker, Lou Ann. (1986). A Loss for Words. Harper & Row.
Wendell, S. (1996). Toward a feminist theory of disability. In Holmes, H., & Purdy, L.M. (eds.) (1996), Feminist perspectives in medical ethics. Routledge.
Wendell, S. (1996). The rejected body: feminist philosophical reflections on disability. Routledge.
West, P. (1995). A stroke of genius: illness and self-discovery. Viking.
West, T.G. (1991). In the mind's eye: visual thinkers, gifted people with learning difficulties, computer images, and ironies of creativity. Prometheus Books.
Williams, Do (1993). Nobody nowhere; The autobiography of an autistic.
Williams, D. (1994). Somebody somewhere: breaking free from the world of autism. Random House.
Willmuth, M.E. (ed.) Women with disabilities: Found voices.
Winzer, M. (1993). The history of special education. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
Wright, B. (1983). Physical disability: a psychosocial approach. Harper & Row.
Zola, I.K. (1982). Missing pieces: A chronicle of living with a disability. Temple University Press.
Irving Zola (ed). (1982). Ordinary Lives. Apple-Wood Books.