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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
Media and people with disabilities
Employment supports for people with disabilities
Employment and disability
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.
Inclusive Education by
The book will appeal to academics, students and practitioners in disciplines including: education, sociology, social work, social policy, early childhood, disability studies, and youth studies.
Restricted access : media, disability, and the politics of participation by
Restricted Access makes the crucial point that if digital media open up opportunities for individuals to create and participate, but that technology only facilitates the participation of those who are already privileged, then its progressive potential remains unrealized. Engagingly written with powerful examples, Ellcessor demonstrates the importance of alternate uses, marginalized voices, and invisible innovations in the context of disability identities to push us to rethink digital media accessibility.
Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations by
The recommendations provided in Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations will help direct the efforts of federal, state, and local government agencies; policy makers; health professionals in all fields; private and public health organizations; licensing and accreditation bodies; educational institutions; health care researchers; and philanthropic and advocacy organizations
Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crime by
Placing the experiences of victims at its heart, this book provides an authoritative overview of disability hate crime - explaining what it is, how it happens, its legal status, the impact on victims and how individuals and agencies should respond. The guide outlines innovative projects developed to address the problem, and provides tailored guidance for professionals spanning education, health and social care, and criminal justice.
Prenatal Testing and the Politics of Reproduction by
Call Number: RJ 506 .D68 T48 2017
This book is available in the Reference area, for in-library use only
Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America by
Rich with the voices and stories of participants, these touching, firsthand accounts examine how women of diverse racial, ethnic, class and religious backgrounds perceive prenatal testing, the most prevalent and routinized of the new reproducing technologies. Based on the author's decade of research and her own personal experiences with amniocentesis, Testing Women, Testing the Fetus explores the 'geneticization' of family life in all its complexity and diversity.