Indiana Disability History Project
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.
“It’s a relationship that’s based on what’s inside, not outside, and what’s in our minds and our heart.” When Danielle and Diane Pitmon were interviewed in 2018, they had been married as husband and wife for 18…
This exhibit includes video recorded oral history of and about Indiana advocates for the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as photographs and transcripts.
"That's only for regular people, not for us kind of people." That’s what Darcus Nims says she was told when she wanted to take a typing class in school. Darcus founded Self-Advocates of Indiana, the…
Disability History Timeline
From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.