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Check out these books, magazines, and movies selected for the SCC Library's Disability Awareness Month display.
Periodicals (newspapers, magazines, & journals)
Careers & the Disabled
"...established in 1986, is the nation's first and only career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels." Current month freely available online.
Disability Studies Quarterly
An interdisciplinary, open-access, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of disability studies
Mouth: The Voice of the Disability Nation
"...a bi-monthly magazine, usually only in print, but here's an online sample."
"Life beyond wheels; the magazine for active wheelchair users." Some issues located on the SCC Library 1st floor magazine rack; some are held in the DSS office. Current issue is free online.
Search library databases to find articles in 100s of periodicals of disability and related topics.
Intelligent Lives by
Call Number: SCC LIBRARY USE MOVIES 362 INTELLI 2018
"... stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities ...who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce."
Call Number: 371 DEEJ 2017
"I won the lottery when my parents adopted me from foster care; I won it again when they included me in regular education. Now, I seek to help kids much less fortunate than I by showing people what a nonspeaking student with autism can do."
Kanopy streaming video via SPL:
Ask SCC Librarians about viewing Kanopy streaming videos from Spokane Public Library.
Here are just a few example films from this vast collection:
Defiant Lives: The Rise Of The Disability Rights Movement
"A triumphant film that traces the origins of the world-wide disability rights movement. It tells the stories of the individuals who bravely put their lives on the line to create a better world where everyone is valued and can participate."
Zoom In: Microaggresions and Disability
"An intimate portrait of five disabled people living in the Pacific Northwest. They discuss microaggressions and implicit bias against people with disabiltiies, developing disability pride and identity, and how bias affects them every day." A guide for teachers, coworkers, health care workers, and families and how they can become better allies to members of the largest minority group in the US.
".... story of deaf teen Aneta Brodski's bold journey into the spoken word slam scene."
You Can't Ask That: Breaking Down Stereotypes
"... this video series breaks down stereotypes and offers genuine insight into the lives of people who live with labels including: short statured, wheelchair users, etc." From the Australian Broadcasting Company
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