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recommended reading


Asperger, Hans. “‘Autistic Psychopathy’ in Childhood.” Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Ed. Uta Frith. New York: Cambridge UP, 1991. 37-92.


Bell, Cece and David Lasky. El Deafo. New York: Amulet Books, 2014.


Bell, Chris. Introduction. Blackness and Disability: Critical Examinations and Cultural Interventions. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2011. Print.


Bérubé, Michael. Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child. New York: Pantheon Books, 1996. Print.


Biklen, Robert Bogdan, and Blatt. “Label Jars, Not People.” Promise and Performance: ACT's Guide to TV Programming for Children. Ed. Maureen Harmonay. Cambridge, Mass: Ballinger, 1977. 3-10. Print.

Bogdan, Robert. Preface. Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. Print.


Hacking, Ian. “Kinds of People: Moving Targets.” The Tenth British Academy Lecture. 11 Apr 2006. Proceedings of the British Academy 151 (2007): 285-31. Print.


Heilker, Paul, and Melanie Yergeau. “Autism and Rhetoric.” College English. 73.5 (2011): 485-497. Print.


Johnson, Merri Lisa. Girl in Need of A Tourniquet (chapter 6)


Kanner, Leo. “Autistic Disturbances of Affective Contact.” Nervous Child 2 (1943): 217-50.


Kleege, Georgina. "Blind Rage: an Open Letter to Helen Keller." Sign Language Studies. 7.2 (2008): 186-194. Print.


Kras, Joseph. “The ‘Ransom Notes’ Affair: When the Neurodiversity Movement Came of Age." Disability Studies Quarterly 30.1 (2010). Web. 28 Aug 2015.


Lukin, Josh. “Disability and Blackness.” The Disability Studies Reader. 4th ed. Lennard J. Davis, ed. New York, NY: Routledge, 2013. 308-15. Print.


Sacks, Oliver. “The Twins.” The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales. New York: Summit Books, 1985. Print.


Saks, Elyn R. The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness. New York: Hyperion, 2007. Print.


Singer, Peter. Practical Ethics (excerpts), esp. the section "Justifying Infanticide and Non-Voluntary Euthanasia"


Sullivan, Anne. “I must write you a line this morning…” Letter. 5 Apr 1887.



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