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The public and the relational: the collaborative practices of the Inclusive Archive of Learning Disability History

Helen Graham, Victoria Green, Kassie Headon, Nigel Ingham, Sue Ledger, Andy Minnion, Row Richards, and Liz Tilley

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the Inclusive Archive of Learning Disability History. It points to a collaborative relationship between the political ideas derived from public political logics — public ... More


On the horizon

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

in At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

As awareness of the needs and aspirations of people with autism grows, new ideas and innovations that assist autistic adults live the lives they choose have begun to appear with increasing ... More


Intellectual disability in Hong Kong: then and now

Phyllis King Shui Wong

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores policy and practice in Hong Kong, and their impact on people with intellectual disabilities and their families. From a historical perspective, this development has consisted of ... More


Disabilities, colonisation and globalisation: how the very possibility of a disability identity was compromised for the ‘insane’ in India

Bhargavi V Davar

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

On 1 October 2007, the Government of India ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). This chapter argues that colonialism and post colonialism - in ... More


Donald Rindale

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Years ago, long before he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of twenty-one, Donald Rindale described music as “the only love of my life.” It’s different for Donald now. “Honestly, if ... More


Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Michael B. Bakan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Since the advent of autism as a diagnosed condition in the 1940s, the importance of music in the lives of autistic people has been widely observed and researched. Articles on musical savants, ... More


Intellectual disability policy and practice in twentieth-century United Kingdom

Simon Jarrett and Jan Walmsley

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the first half of the twentieth century UK policy, dominated by the passing of the Mental Deficiency Act in 1913, was not driven solely by eugenic discourse but by a commonly held assumption ... More


On (Always) Passing

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Identities: Exploring New Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190887599
eISBN:
9780190091989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887599.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is a treatise on the issue of passing as a hard-of-hearing, or rather, as a deaf adult. The author, who comes from a background in English studies and rhetorical analysis, forged her ... More


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