Disability Awareness Resources

The Florida Institute of Technology celebrates Disability History and Awareness Week the first week of October which promotes the history of the disability rights movement through the knowledge and awareness of disabilities impacting students.

 

The History of the Disability Rights Movement

http://www.aapd.com/what-powers-us/disability-rights/?referrer=https://search.yahoo.com/

 

Disability Awareness Videos

Disability Awareness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKtAK7pJjLM

Invisible Disabilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJkWhfHBIgs

Famous People with Disabilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6EEy-sAfeM

Disability Etiquette: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv1aDEFlXq8

 

Advocacy Groups

The American Association of People with Disabilities: http://www.aapd.com

Association on Higher Education and Disability: https://ahead.org

Disability Rights Florida: http://www.disabilityrightsflorida.org/

 

Articles

Knowing vs Not Knowing: Teaching Students to Accept and Love Their Diagnosis by Michael McManmon, EdD