Indiana Disability History Project
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.
In 1997, WISH-TV secretly filmed resident abuse by employees inside New Castle State Developmental Center in New Castle, Indiana. The impact of making the disturbing, hidden camera footage public was the…
This exhibit presents a series of photographs of early assistive technology devices exhibited by Easterseals Crossroads in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Richmond, Indiana native Betty Williams was appointed to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities in 2014. She served as President of both the national organization…
Disability History Timeline
From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.