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Author Pelka, Fred, 1954-
Title What we have done : an oral history of the disability rights movement / Fred Pelka.
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2012]
©2012

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 BLUFFTON BOOK  KF480 .P45 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 BLUFFTON BOOK  KF480 .P45 2012    AVAILABLE  
Author Pelka, Fred, 1954-
Subject United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Description xvi, 622 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Childhood -- Institutions -- Discrimination -- Institutions -- The University of Illinois -- Discrimination, and early advocacy -- The parents' movement -- Activists and organizers -- Institutions -- Activists and organizers -- Independent living -- The disability press -- The American coalition of citizens with disabilities -- The HEW demonstrations -- Psychiatric survivors -- Working the system -- Institutions -- Self-advocates -- DREDF and the 504 trainings -- Activists and organizers -- Adapt -- Deaf president now! -- The Americans with disabilities act; "the machinery of change" -- Drafting the bill -- Insiders -- Drafting the bill -- Lobbying and gathering support -- Mobilizing the community -- Experts -- Insiders -- Wheels of justice and the Chapman Amendment -- Lobbyists -- Senators -- Victory -- Aftermath.
ISBN 9781558499195 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499199 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499188 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558499180 (library cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 733731414
Table of Contents
 Prefaceix
 List of Acronymsxv
 Introduction1
1.Childhood30
2.Institutions, Part 148
3.Discrimination, Part 161
4.Institutions, Part 277
5.The University of Illinois94
6.Discrimination, Part 2, and Early Advocacy113
7.The Parents' Movement131
8.Activists and Organizers, Part 1151
9.Institutions, Part 3174
10.Activists and Organizers, Part 2183
11.Independent Living197
12.The Disability Press227
13.The American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities246
14.The HEW Demonstrations261
15.Psychiatric Survivors283
16.Working the System303
17.Institutions, Part 4312
18.Self-Advocates324
19.DREDF and the 504 Trainings339
20.Activists and Organizers, Part 3355
21.ADAPT376
22.Deaf President Now!397
23.The Americans with Disabilities Act---"The Machinery of Change"413
24.Drafting the Bill, Part 1429
25.Insiders, Part 1444
26.Drafting the Bill, Part 2460
27.Lobbying and Gathering Support470
28.Mobilizing the Community481
29.Experts489
30.Insiders, Part 2503
31.Wheels of Justice and the Chapman Amendment514
32.Lobbyists527
33.Senators535
34.Victory542
35.Aftermath548
 Notes557
 Interview Sources599
 Index603


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