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  • Unmasking Autism

    Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity

    by Devon Price ...
    A deep dive into the spectrum of Autistic experience and the phenomenon of masked Autism, giving individuals the tools to safely uncover their true selves while broadening society’s narrow understanding of neurodiversity“A remarkable work that will stand at the forefront of the neurodiversity movement.”—Barry M. Prizant, PhD, CCC-SLP, author of Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing AutismFor ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • In a Different Key

    The Story of Autism

    PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST •NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Sweeping in scope but with intimate personal stories, this is a deeply moving book about the history, science, and human drama of autism.”—Walter Isaacson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Code Breaker“Remarkable . . . A riveting tale about how a seemingly rare childhood disorder became a salient fixture in our cultural landscape.”—< ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • A Disability History of the United States

    The first book to cover the entirety of disability history, from pre-1492 to the presentDisability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. Covering the entirety of US history from pre-1492 to the present, A Disability History of the United States is the first book to place the experiences of people with ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Being Heumann

    An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

    A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Nonfiction"*...*an essential and engaging look at recent disability history."— BuzzfeedOne of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human.A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn’t built for all of us and of one woman’s ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Negotiating Disability

    Disclosure and Higher Education

    series Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability
    Disability is not always central to claims about diversity and inclusion in higher education, but should be. This collection reveals the pervasiveness of disability issues and considerations within many higher education populations and settings, from classrooms to physical environments to policy impacts on students, faculty, administrators, and staff. While disclosing one’s disability and ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • Sounds Like Home

    Growing Up Black and Deaf in the South

    New edition available: Sounds Like Home: Growing Up Black and Deaf in the South, 20th Anniversary Edition, ISBN 978-1-944838-58-4Features a new introduction by scholars Joseph Hill and Carolyn McCaskillMary Herring Wright’s memoir adds an important dimension to the current literature in that it is a story by and about an African American deaf child. The author recounts her experiences growing up ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • A Girl and Five Brave Horses

    by Sonora Carver ...
    A Girl and Five Brave Horses is the story of Sonora Carver and was the basis for the movie Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Carver answered the following want ad: Wanted: Attractive young woman who can swim and dive. Likes horses, desires to travel. See Dr. W. F. Carver, Savannah Hotel. From there she became the first woman to jump from forty and sixty feet into a pool of water with diving horses ... Read more

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  • Sex and Disability

    The title of this collection of essays, Sex and Disability, unites two terms that the popular imagination often regards as incongruous. The major texts in sexuality studies, including queer theory, rarely mention disability, and foundational texts in disability studies do not discuss sex in much detail. What if "sex" and "disability" were understood as intimately related concepts? And what if ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Future Is Disabled

    Prophecies, Love Notes and Mourning Songs

    In The Future Is Disabled, Leah Laksmi Piepzna-Samarasinha asks some provocative questions: What if, in the near future, the majority of people will be disabled―and what if that’s not a bad thing? And what if disability justice and disabled wisdom are crucial to creating a future in which it’s possible to survive fascism, climate change, and pandemics and to bring about liberationBuilding on the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Decarcerating Disability

    Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition

    This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarcerationPrison abolition and decarceration are increasingly debated, but it is often without taking into account the largest exodus of people from carceral facilities in the twentieth century: the closure of disability institutions and psychiatric hospitals. ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Disability Visibility

    First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century

    “Disability rights activist Alice Wong brings tough conversations to the forefront of society with this anthology. It sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with these life experiences. It's an eye-opening collection that readers will revisit time and time again.” —Chicago TribuneOne in five people in the United States lives ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Demystifying Disability

    What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally

    by Emily Ladau ...
    An approachable guide to being a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more inclusive placeONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: NPR, Booklist • “A candid, accessible cheat sheet for anyone who wants to thoughtfully join the conversation . . . Emily makes the intimidating approachable and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Strong at the Broken Places

    Voices of Illness, a Chorus of Hope

    The bestselling author of Blindsided, Richard M. Cohen spent three years chronicling the lives of five diverse "citizens of sickness": Denise, who suffers from ALS; Buzz, whose Christian faith helps him deal with his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Sarah, a determined young woman with Crohn's disease; Ben, a college student with muscular dystrophy; and Larry, whose bipolar disorder is hidden within. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Making Disability Modern

    Design Histories

    Making Disability Modern: Design Histories brings together leading scholars from a range of disciplinary and national perspectives to examine how designed objects and spaces contributes to the meanings of ability and disability from the late 18th century to the present day, and in homes, offices, and schools to realms of national and international politics. The contributors reveal the social role ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Deaf-Blind Reality

    Living the Life

    Most stories about disabled people are written for the sake of being inspirational. These stories tend to focus on some achievement, such as sports or academics, but rarely do they give a true and complete view of the challenges individuals must deal with on a daily basis. For example: How does a deaf-blind person interact with hearing-sighted people at a family reunion? How does she shop for ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • Alterando la discapacidad

    Manifiesto a favor de las personas

    Alterando la discapacidad hace un análisis de la discapacidad que pretende no dejar indiferente al lector. Bajo una mirada crítica, el Colectivo Zotikos, expone ideas sobre la construcción histórica, social, antropológica y corporal de la discapacidad, así como aspectos relevantes en torno a la vivienda y el empleo ligado a la nueva economía. El texto hace referencia tanto al pasado (construyendo ... Read more

    $7.87 USD

  • Fogland Point

    by Doug Burgess ...
    "Fogland Point is a unique, surprising, moving, occasionally hilarious, and entirely marvelous book about the complicated mysteries that lie at the heart of all families - although the Hazard family is definitely more complicated and mysterious and interesting than most." --Nick Petrie, author of Light It Up, the latest of the award-winning Peter Ash thrillersDavid Hazard wanted nothing more than ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Easy Street

    A Story of Redemption from Myself

    by Maggie Rowe ...
    A moving and offbeat story of unlikely friendship, the cost of ambition, and what happens when the things you’ve always run away from show up on your doorstep.To most, Maggie Rowe appears to live on Easy Street. Her stylish home is in a fashionable Los Angeles neighborhood. She has a kind husband who makes her laugh. And after years of struggle, she is finally making a name for herself in ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Visual Thinking

    The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A powerful and provocative testament to the diverse coalition of minds we’ll need to face the mounting challenges of the twenty-first century.” —Steve Silberman“An absolute eye-opener.” —Frans de WaalA landmark book that reveals, celebrates, and advocates for the special minds and contributions of visual thinkers**A quarter of a century after her memoir, ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Deaf Heritage

    A Narrative History of Deaf America

    Book 7 - Gallaudet Classics Deaf Studie
    Now, Jack R. Gannon’s original groundbreaking volume on Deaf history and culture is available once again. In Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America, Gannon brought together for the first time the story of the Deaf experience in America from a Deaf perspective. Recognizing the need to document the multifaceted history of this unique minority with its distinctive visual culture, he ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Far From the Tree

    Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Beautiful

    A beautiful girl. An evil man. One inspiring true story of courage

    by Katie Piper ...
    'I heard a horrible screaming sound, like an animal being slaughtered ... then I realised it was me.'When Katie Piper was 24, her life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a model.But then she met Daniel Lynch on Facebook and her world quickly turned into a nightmare ...After being held captive and brutally raped by her new boyfriend, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Care Work

    Dreaming Disability Justice

    In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award–winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all.Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Sitting Pretty

    The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

    A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.Growing up as a paralyzed girl during the 90s and early 2000s, Rebekah Taussig only saw disability depicted as something monstrous (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) ... Read more

    $13.49 USD