ERIC Number: ED413721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Women with Disabilities: Issues, Resources, Connections. Revised.
Traustadottir, Rannveig; Harris, Perri
The materials compiled into this information package focus on women and girls with disabilities and the specific issues they face in society. Part 1 contains the overview article "Obstacles to Equality: The Double Discrimination of Women with Disabilities" (Rannveig Traustadottir), which reviews the existing literature on women with disabilities and compares how women with disabilities fare in the traditional female sphere of reproduction and nurturing, education, and employment as compared to women without disabilities and men with disabilities. Part 2 is an annotated listing of resources written by and/or about women and girls with disabilities. Subjects in this section include general issues, life histories, education, employment and rehabilitation, health issues, women and care, motherhood and reproductive rights, sexuality, sexual abuse, and fiction. Part 3 provides information on teaching materials about women and girls with disabilities. This part also lists other practical materials, such as a manual for accessibility. Part 4 provides information about support groups for women and girls with disabilities and how to start networking projects. This section also contains information about women's periodicals and organizations which include women with disabilities. Part 5 provides information about women and disability that is available on the Internet. (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.