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ENGL 1500 - K. Kulzer-Reyes: Topics & Background Info

A library guide for research assistance for Professor Kelly Kulzer-Reyes' English 1500 classes.

Finding background information

Library reference sources are a great place to find objective background information on your topic. They can also help you narrow your topic and discover keywords for further searching.  A great source for background information is biographical works of the author.  These sources provide cultural, political, and religious perspectives that help you understand why the author wrote the story.

Topics related to My Heart can't even Believe It : A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome.  Use the terms below as keywords to locate resources on the topic.

Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design

Genetic conditions


Gene Editing

Media and people with disabilities

Employment supports for people with disabilities

Employment and disability

Inclusive education

Criminal Justice and Training to interact with People with Disabilities

Dental care for people with IDD

Below are library resources that will provide you with background information as well as give you some insight into each author.