References for Further Reading
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With the publication of our “Accessibility Statement,” here is a list of reference materials. While these resources will introduce you to a few key considerations in terms of disability justice and inclusive practices, as well as provide you with some strategies, this is not an exhaustive list.
We are happy to continue to grow this list with your suggestions. Please email any additional resources to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adams, R., Reiss, B., and Serlin, D., eds. Keywords for Disability Studies.
- Anglesey, Leslie, and Maureen McBride. “Caring for Students with Disabilities: (Re)defining Welcome as a Culture of Listening.” (Re)Defining Welcome, special issue of The Peer Review, vol. 3, no. 1, Summer 2019. thepeerreview-iwca.org/issues/redefining-welcome/caring-for-students-with-disabilities-redefining-welcome-as-a-culture-of-listening/
- Babcock, Rebecca Day. “Writing Centers and Disability: Enabling Writers Through an Inclusive Philosophy.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, vol. 13, no. 1, 2015, pp. 39-50.
- Bruffee, Kenneth A. “Peer Tutoring and the ‘Conversations of Mankind.’” College English, vol. 46, no. 7, Nov. 1984, pp. 635–652, doi:10.2307/376924.
- Brewer, Elizabeth, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Melanie Yergeau. “Creating a Culture of Access in Composition Studies.” Composition Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, Fall 2014, pp. 151–54. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43501861
- Cedillo, Christina V. “What Does It Mean to Move?: Race, Disability, and Critical Embodiment Pedagogy.” Composition Forum, Vol. 39, Summer 2018, compositionforum.com/issue/39/to-move.php.
- Clare, Eli Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Duke UP, 2017.
- Cohen-Rottenberg, R. (2018). “10 Answers to Common Questions People Ask When Being Called Out for Using Ableist Language.”
- Connor, D., Ferri, B., and Annamma S. ed., DisCrit: Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Columbia University Teachers College, 2016.
- Crenshaw, Kimberlé. “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color.” Stanford Law Review, vol. 43, no. 6, 1991, pp. 1241–1299. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1229039.
- Dolmage, J. Academic Ableism. University of Michigan Press, 2017.
- Dolmage, J. Disability Rhetoric. Syracuse University Press, 2014.
- Feingold, L. Structured Negotiation. ABA Publishing, 2016.
- Ferri, Beth A. “Disability Life Writing and the Politics of Knowing.” Teachers College Record, vol. 113, no. 10, 2011, pp. 2267–2282.
- Greenfield, Laura. Radical Writing Center Praxis: A Paradigm for Ethical Political
- Engagement. Utah State University Press, 2019.
- Hitt, Allison. “Access for All: The Role of Dis/Ability in Multiliteracy Centers.” Praxis, vol. 9, no. 2, 2012. www.praxisuwc.com/hitt-92
- Ho, Ai Binh T., Stephanie L. Kerschbaum, Rebecca Sanchez, and Melanie Yergeau. “Cripping Neutrality: Student Resistance, Pedagogical Audiences, and Teachers’ Accommodations.” Pedagogy, vol. 20, no. 1, 2020, pp. 127–139. doi.org/10.1215/15314200-7879120
- Horton, S. and Quesenbery, W., A Web For Everyone. Rosenfeld, 2013.
- Kafer, Alison Feminist Queer Crip. Indiana UP, 2013.
- Kattari, Shanna K., Miranda Olzman, and Michele D. Hanna. “‘You Look Fine!’: Ableist Experiences by People With Invisible Disabilities.” Affilia, vol. 33, no. 4, 2018, pp. 477–492, doi-org.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/10.1177/0886109918778073
- Kim, Jina B. “Toward a Crip of Color Critique: Thinking with Minich’s ‘Enabling Whom?’” Lateral, vol. 6, no. 1, Spring 2017. csalateral.org/issue/6-1/forum-alt-humanities-critical-disability-studies-crip-of-color-critique-kim/
- Konrad, Annika. “Access as a Lens for Peer Tutoring.” Another Word, Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 22 Feb. 2016, dept.writing.wisc.edu/blog/access-as-a-lens-for-peer-tutoring/. Accessed 12 Oct 2021.
- Mingus, Mia. “Access Intimacy, Interdependence and Disability Justice.” Leaving Evidence, 27 Apr. 2018, leavingevidence.wordpress.com/2017/04/12/access-intimacy-interdependence-and-disability-justice/.
- Minich, Julie. “Enabling Whom? Critical Disability Studies Now.” Lateral, vol. 5, no. 1, Spring 2016. csalateral.org/issue/5-1/forum-alt-humanities-critical-disability-studies-now-minich/
- Mullins, Laura, and Michèle Preyde. “The Lived Experience of Students with an Invisible Disability at a Canadian University.” Disability and Society, vol. 28, no. 2, 2013, pp. 147–160, doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2012.752127
- Price, Margaret. “Her Pronouns Wax and Wane’: Psychosocial Disability,
- Autobiography, and Counter-Diagnosis.” Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 2009, pp. 11-34, dx.doi.org/10.1353/jlc.0.0010.
- Price, M. Mad At School. University of Michigan Press, 2011.
- Rausch, Alissa, et al. “Dis/Ability Critical RACE STUDIES (DisCrit) for Inclusion in
- Early Childhood EDUCATION: Ethical Considerations of Implicit and Explicit Bias.” ZERO TO THREE, www.zerotothree.org/resources/3094-dis-ability-critical-race-studies-discrit-for-inclusion-in-early-childhood-education-ethical-considerations-of-implicit-and-explicit-bias.
- Reis, Stephanie. “The Online Writing Center: Reaching Out to Students With Disabilities.”Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2015, pp. 5-6.
- Renaldi, Kerri. “Disability in the Writing Center: A New Approach (That’s Not So New).” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2015, pp. 9-14.
- Samuels, Ellen. “Six Ways of Looking at Crip Time.” Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 3, 2017. dsq-sds.org/article/view/5824/4684
- Schalk, Sami Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction. Duke UP, 2018
- Schalk, Sami. “Critical Disability Studies as Methodology.” Lateral, vol. 6, no. 1, Spring 2017. csalateral.org/issue/6-1/forum-alt-humanities-critical-disability-studies-methodology-schalk/
- Schalk, Sami. “Coming to Claim Crip: Disidentification with/in Disability Studies.” Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 2, 2013. dsq-sds.org/article/view/3705
- Tobin, T. and Behling, K. Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone. West Virginia University Press, 2018.
- Wong, Alice. Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century. Vintage Books, June 2020.
- The Writing Center at Michigan State University. “Accessibility Statement.” 2021,
- Khachadurian, Kyle, and Emily Ladeau. The Accessible Stall, 2018, https://www.theaccessiblestall.com/.
- NPR. (In)Accessible Universal Design, 2020. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZeiT4bHvSgBxk0ZUhmbhz_8TJimYrQQr/view?usp=sharing.
- Steenhout, Nicolas. “Conversations around Web Accessibility.” A11y Rules Podcast, https://a11yrules.com/.
- Wong, Alice. Disability Visibility Project, https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/category/podcast/.
- Elainey, A. (2016). “Casual Ableist Language.” To watch, short video
- Manner, D. (2016). “Unboxing Ableism” To watch, short video.
- King, Rosie. “How Autism Freed Me to Be Myself.” TEDMED 2014, September 2014, www.ted.com/talks/rosie_king_how_autism_freed_me_to_be_myself
- Young, Stella. “I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much.” TEDxSydney, April 2014, www.ted.com/talks/stella_young_i_m_not_your_inspiration_thank_you_very_much
- Garrity, Lexie. “Learning Disability in Higher Education.” Youtube, uploaded by TEDxVanderbiltUniversity, 14 Dec. 2016, www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSz_zjiS3E8
- Floyd, Kings. “The Cost of Failing to Design Accessibly.” TEDxDirigo, November 2019, www.ted.com/talks/kings_floyd_the_cost_of_failing_to_design_accessibly
- Washington, Megan. “Why I Live in Mortal Dread of Public Speaking.” TEDxSydney, April 2014, www.ted.com/talks/megan_washington_why_i_live_in_mortal_dread_of_public_speaking
- Laura Whitaker’s TEDx talk: “The Dandelion Shift: Seeing the Ability in Disability”
- Amy Oulton’s TEDx talk: “Changing the Way We Talk About Disability”
- Elise Roy’s TEDxMidAtlantic talk: “When we design for disability, we all benefit.”
- Haben Girma’s TEDxBaltimore talk: “Why I work to remove access barries for students with disabilities.”
- Heather Shay’sDisability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach (hosted by MSU’s Heather Shay!)
- The Writing Center @ Michigan State University: Writing Centers and Access: A Speaker Series
- Disability Intersectionality Summit. 2016 https://www.disabilityintersectionalitysummit.com/
- Ball State University. MAWCA 2021 Conference: Keynote Address, Featuring Dr. Allison Hitt. 2021. YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TW2mG2GJ6E.
- Carlson, Laura L. “Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits, Complaints, and Settlements” Information Technology Systems: University of Minnesota Duluth, 2020, www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/atteam/lawsuits.html. Accessed 12 October 2021.
- “Disability Language Style Guide.” National Center on Disability and Journalism, ncdj.org/style-guide/. Accessed 12 October 2021.
- Efthymiou, Andrea Rosso, and Megan L. Titus (Eds.). “Spring 2021 Issue: Accessibility, Advocacy, and Activism Amidst a Global Pandemic: The Writing Center and Beyond.” The Dangling Modifier, 2021, sites.psu.edu/thedanglingmodifier/spring-2021-issue-accessibility-advocacy-and-activism-amidst-a-global-pandemic-the-writing-center-and-beyond/?preview_id=4289. Accessed 20 October 2021.
- Gilmer, Erin. “A Preface to Advocacy: What You Should Know as an Advocate.” Disability Visibility Project, 26 August 2020. docs.google.com/document/d/1SDomTEAcPhlM3DgZ73l4YGj9Q9N6liNjfKWHTQMmrZU/edit
- Hamraie, Aimi. “Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19.” Critical Design Lab, 10 March 2020, www.mapping-access.com/blog-1/2020/3/10/accessible-teaching-in-the-time-of-covid-19. Accessed 12 October 2021.
- Harris, Emma, and Emily L. Kayden. “Pandemic Consultations Create Space for Accessible Practices Through Technological Affordances and Reflection.” The Dangling Modifier, 1 June 2021, sites.psu.edu/thedanglingmodifier/?p=4353&preview=true&preview_id=4353. Accessed 20 October 2021.
- Lewis, Talia L. “Ableism 2020: An Updated Definition.” TL’s Blog, https://www.talilalewis.com/blog/ableism-2020-an-updated-definition. Accessed 12 October 2021.
- Microsoft. “Microsoft Inclusive Design.” Microsoft, 2018, www.microsoft.com/design/inclusive/. Accessed 20 October 2021.
- Monteleone, Becca, and Twitter. “Disability Studies Literature Recommendations.” February 2020. docs.google.com/document/d/1O9rooRWQOEUhJlMYbZV_9S3cfPw9327wLpbVWIi9kLY/edit#heading=h.rz71jb26fqm3
- Morgan, Art, “Accessibility as a Civil Right.” Educause Review, 25 Jan. 2016, er.educause.edu/articles/2016/1/accessibility-as-a-civil-right. Accessed 20 October 2021.
- “Neurodivergent College Students: Some Strategies and Resources.” Anti-Ableist Composition Collective, 4 Jan. 2020, antiableistcomposition.wordpress.com/2020/01/04/neurodivergent-college-students-some-strategies-and-resources/. Accessed 12 October 2021.
- Selfe, Cynthia, and Franny Howes. “Over There: Disability Studies in Composition.” Multimodality in Motion, 2013, kairos.technorhetoric.net/18.1/coverweb/yergeau-et-al/pages/index.html. Accessed 20 October 2021.