What are Disability Studies?
Using interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches, Disability Studies sits at the intersection of many overlapping disciplines in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Programs in Disability Studies should encourage a curriculum that allows students, activists, teachers, artists, practitioners, and researchers to engage the subject matter from various disciplinary perspectives.
Disability Studies is about:
Where Should You Start?
JSTOR READING LISTS
Disability Studies: Foundations & Key Concepts
Boyle, J. R., & Scanlon, D. G. (2009). Methods and strategies for teaching students with mild disabilities: A case-based approach. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Publishing.
Friend, M., & Bursuck, W. D. (2008). Including students with special needs: A practical guide for classroom teachers (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon.
Gould, P., Sullivan, J., & Waites, J. (1999). The inclusive early childhood classroom: Easy ways to adapt learning centers for all children. Philadelphia, PA: Gryphon House.
Lee, O., Miller, E., & Januszyk, R. (2015). Ngss for all students. United States: National Science Teachers Association.
Mastropieri, Margo A., and Scruggs, Thomas E. (2013) The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Differentiated Instruction. 5th ed. N.p.: Pearson Education
Meltzer, L. J., Roditi, B. N., Taber, S. E., Steinberg, J. L., Biddle, K. R., Caron, K. B., & Kniffin, L. (2005). Strategies for success: Classroom teaching techniques for students with learning disabilities (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.
Meltzer, L., & Koegel, L. K. (2010). Promoting executive function in the classroom (what works for special-needs learners). New York: Guilford Publications.
Swanson, L. H., Harris, K. R., & Graham, S. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of learning disabilities, Second edition (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.
Vaughn, S., Bos, C. S., & Texas-Austin (2015). Strategies for teaching students with learning and behavior problems (9th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Ingram.