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Last Updated: March 11, 2024

History of Disabilities: Disabilities in Society, Seventeenth to Twentieth Century - An Overview for Higher Ed

Disabilities in Society, Seventeenth to Twentieth Century provides ample historical evidence demonstrating how society has interacted with and regarded individuals considered to have disabilities. Within this collection you will find material demonstrating how people with disabilities have worked for equal rights through activism and advocacy and gain access to first-hand experiences through memoirs, letters and more. Also included in this archive are papers, pamphlets, manuscripts, books, research materials, and more which delve into institutional treatment from a medical humanities perspective. This webinar showcases the content of this archive and reviews navigational tools and features of the online interface.

Duration: 60 Minutes
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