Indiana Disability History Project

First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.

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Educational Video on Indiana...

This document is a catalog of selected video interview clips suitable for training or education on disability and disability history topics. All video is captioned and available on the Indiana Disability…

Featured Exhibits

Assistive Technology

This exhibit presents a series of photographs of early assistive technology devices exhibited by Easterseals Crossroads in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hoosier Advocates

Change the Name - Betty...

Betty Williams, an active self-advocate, discusses the importance of getting rid of the R-word and shares the story of how self-advocates helped change the name of the state commission in 2008.Betty…


Disability History Timeline

Indiana Disability History Timeline

From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.