Program Contents: 30 minutes. Contains DVD and a 15 page viewers guide in a casette binder.
Copyright Date: 1997
Researched by Philip M. Ferguson, Ph. D.
Drawing from scholarly records, institutional archives, original photography and popular media, Abandoned to Their Fate, traces the historical origins of the social stereotypes and exclusionary practices toward people with disabilities.
Beginning in the Middle Ages and concluding with the modern shift toward independent living and community inclusion, this 30-minute program focuses on the moral, aesthetic and economic policies that shaped the lives of people with disabilities. For professional development and community awareness.
Provides training for the following audiences:
• Support staff in vocational and residential settings
• Disability advocates
• Teachers and special educators
• Undergraduate and graduate students
• Employers and co-workers