Resources

A photo of Judy Heumann holding her two books, Being Heumann and Rolling Warrior. Judy is a white woman with short brown hair who uses a wheelchair. She is wearing glasses, a bright blue shirt with pink embroidered flowers, and black pants. The book covers are yellow and red.
Judy Heumann holding her two books, Being Heumann and Rolling Warrior.

Author’s Website and Podcast:

judithheumann.com

TED Talk:

A photo of Judy Heumann on stage for a TED Talk. Judy is a white woman with short brown hair who uses a wheelchair. She is wearing glasses, a tan shirt, red cardigan, and black pants. Behind her are big red letters that spell out TED.

Reviews:

Kirkus Reviews

H-Net Online

Articles:

From the New York Times:

What the ADA Means to Me 

The Activist Star of Crip Camp Looks Back at a Life on the Barricades

We’re 20 Percent of America and We’re Still Invisible

From the Washington Post:

She’s Considered the Mother of Disability Rights

From Smithsonian Magazine:

The ADA Was a Monumental Achievement 30 Years Ago, but the Fight for Equal Rights Continues

From the NNLM Region 7 Newsletter:

What is Ableism and how is it a part of the everyday language we use at the library?

Discussion Guide:

Crip Camp Educator Discussion Guide

Videos by other Disability Rights Activists:

I’m a College Student with a Disability. Stop Treating Me Like a Child– a 20 minute documentary in which a  21 year old meets with disability activists for advice about becoming an adult.

Disability Visibility– links to TED talks and other videos by disability rights activists

Organizations:

American Association of People with Disabilities

Center for Independent Living

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Humanity & Inclusion

Human Rights Watch

Save the Children

United States International Council on Disabilities


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