Cachia, A. “Disability and Contemporary Art,” Disability in American Life: An Encyclopedia of Concepts, Policies, and Controversies, by Tamar Heller, Sarah Parker Harris, Carol J. Gill, and Robert Gould, Editors. Published by ABC-CLIO.
A foundational introduction to disability for a wide audience—from those intimately connected with a person with a disability to those interested in the science behind disability—this collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.