Indiana Disability History Project
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.
“Muscatatuck was decertified and lost their ICF/MR certification that they'd had for about 20 years. And that was considerable revenue loss. And so, a decision was made through some -- a lot of discussion to --…
This exhibit includes video recorded oral history of and about Indiana advocates for the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as photographs and transcripts.
"I couldn't see myself making a career standing bagging somebody's groceries," Melody Cooper explains. Starting her employment at Goodwill Industries and then at a Meijer store, Melody was hired by…
Disability History Timeline
From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.