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 History, Literature, and Related subjects

  • The Center on Human Policy's Disability Studies for Teachers website contains lesson plans and materials designed to help teachers integrate disability studies into social studies, history, literature, and related subjects in grades 6-12.  The plans and materials also can be adapted for use in postsecondary education.




  • Resources on working with a Blind music student:





o       Bill McCann of Dancing Dots should be helpful:

o       Richard Taesch of the Southern California Conservatory of Music



  • On the continuing education page of, we offer a continuing education program for nursing educators "When you student is Deaf". A nursing faculty member shares her experiences with two students who are d/Deaf.
  • Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL)
  • Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions at Western University of Health Sciences
  •  "Nursing with the Hand you are Given: A message of hope for nursing students with disabilities" Susan Fleming is a nurse who was born missing her left hand. She has been a nurse for over 20 years and currently teaches nursing at Washington State University. The DVD is presented through the eyes of a prospective nursing student with a disability who interviews Susan Fleming. Susan takes the student to the nursing skills lab where she demonstrates the following skills: sterile gloves, clean gloves, sterile dressing, tying a patient gown, lifting a patient and giving an injection. The DVD is 45.00 plus tax and shipping. You can order/preview the DVD at: ( or call (509) 324-7321 or