Disability Rights Movement

Disability Rights Movement

Book - 2017
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People with disabilities have faced great struggle and inequality. This volume explores the ways in which people with disabilities have fought for their right to equal access, equal opportunities, and equal treatment. Key figures and events are highlighted to give readers a well-rounded sense of the movement. Photographs and primary sources bring the movement to life. Readers are challenged to think about what could be changed in the future to help people with disabilities live a full, fair life. Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites.
Publisher: New York :, PowerKids Press,, 2017.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781499426793
9781499428506
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: More than a disability
Discrimination against people with disabilities
Hiding people away
The beginnings of the movement
Staging a sit-in
Working toward equality
Coming together
A constant leader
A great idea
Americans with disabilities act
A sheltered place
Moving forward
Activate your inner activist.
Summary: People with disabilities have faced great struggle and inequality. This volume explores the ways in which people with disabilities have fought for their right to equal access, equal opportunities, and equal treatment. Key figures and events are highlighted to give readers a well-rounded sense of the movement. Photographs and primary sources bring the movement to life. Readers are challenged to think about what could be changed in the future to help people with disabilities live a full, fair life. Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites.

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