Disability Awareness & History 2017

In July 2010 the California Legislature passed ACR 162, making the second week of October Disability History Week. California is the 24th state to do so. October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year's theme is "Inclusion Drives Innovation."


At the Library

Charlton, J. I. (2000). Nothing about us without us: Disability oppression and empowerment. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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Riddle, C. A. (2014). Disability and justice: The capabilities approach in practice. Lanham: Lexington Books.

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Sue, D. W. (2010). Microaggressions and marginality: Manifestation, dynamics, and impact. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley.

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Jaeger, P. T., & Bowman, C. A. (2005). Understanding disability: Inclusion, access, diversity, and civil rights. Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers.

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Asumah, S. N. (2014). Diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence. Albany: State University of New York Press.

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Connor, D. J., Ferri, B. A., & Annamma, S. A. (Eds.), (2016). DisCrit: Disability studies and critical race theory in education. Albany: Teachers College Press.

Want to become more engaged with others in the CSUMB community interested in raising awareness around disability? Then consider joining the Student Awareness for Disability Empowerment Club.