Indiana Disability History Project
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.
“No children were really served in a community setting, in a public school, especially children with moderate to severe disabilities,” explains Pat Barber. Pat received her special education degree in the early…
This exhibit includes video-recorded oral history, with photographs and transcripts about the first decades of the statewide self-advocacy group Self-Advocates of Indiana, including profiles of leaders Darcus…
"I'm going to need to go to a college with a very highly rated psychology department." James Martin Cousin, who has autism, was a sophomore at a charter high school in Indianapolis when he was…
Disability History Timeline
From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.