RDS Volume 11, No. 4

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    Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal Volume 11 Issue 4
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2016)
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    Disability Studies Dissertation Abstracts
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2016)
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    The Spoken Word and Emotion in Communication
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2016) Roberts, Karen Lee
    The spoken word, and the emotional qualities of communication within this have always been paramount in my life. I put this down to two vital points: my artistic ability, and my disability. I am an artist first, a children’s book author and poet, a singer and actor, writing much of my material myself; songs, children’s rhymes for recitation and plays. This is my love and passion, and it keeps me focused and well, despite my disability. But it is my disability that enables me to express myself so well, and allows me to be so passionate
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    Devastate/Celebrate
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2016) Brown, Steven E.
    A poem written for the 2011 Abled Hawaii Artists celebration of the signing anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which fits well with the presentation, “Power, Pride and the Road to Freedom: What Can We Say about the Americans with Disabilities Act?” made at the 2015 Pacific Rim Conference.
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    Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to Improve Understanding of Disability and Functioning
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2016) Saleeby, Patricia Welch
    The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) provides a useful framework and classification to better situate disability, health, and functioning. The ICF recognizes disability and functioning as the dynamic individual and environment interaction, promoting a more realistic perspective. This article describes the ICF, its utility, and its strengths/weaknesses.