Indiana Disability History Project
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.
John Dickerson, retired Executive Director of The Arc of Indiana, explains that after World War II, parents across the country began to think differently about the future of their children with disabilities. In…
This exhibit presents a series of photographs of early assistive technology devices exhibited by Easterseals Crossroads in Indianapolis, Indiana.
"He asked me if I wanted out. I said yeah, do what it takes to get me out." Jamie Beck shared her story about how she ended up living in a nursing home shortly after graduating from high school. She…
Disability History Timeline
From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.