RDS Volume 7, No. 2

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    Disability Studies Dissertation Abstracts
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2011) Erlen, Jonathon
    The information for this section of RDS is provided by Jonathon Erlen of the University of Pittsburgh. A full list of disability-related dissertation abstracts may be found at http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/guides/histmed/dissertations/
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    Book Review: Seeing All Kids as Readers: A New Vision for Literacy in the Inclusive Early Childhood
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2011) Smith, Julie
    Author: Christopher Kliewer Reviewer: Julie Smith Publisher: Baltimore, MD: Brookes, 2008 Paper: ISBN: 978-1-55766-901-8 Cost: $24.95, 160 pages
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    Book Review: The Church of 80% Sincerity
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2011) Corlew, Laura K.
    Author: David Roche Reviewer: Laura Kati Corlew Publisher: Toronto: Penguin, 2008 Paper: ISBN: 978-0-399-53390-7 Cost: $19.95, 147 pages
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    A "Visible" Woman: Learning with a Student who is Deaf-blind at University
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2011) Chanock, Kate ; Stevens, Michelle ; Freeman, Sally
    This article presents a case study of an undergraduate student with Deaf-blindness working with an interpreter and an academic skills adviser to develop her writing for the disciplines. It highlights the mutual learning this involves: about strategies for communication, issues of inclusion, and perspectives on disability.
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    Empowering Women with Disabilities in Northern Ghana
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies, 2011) Naami, Augustina ; Hayashi, Reiko
    Women with disabilities in Ghana experience the triple disadvantage of sexism, ableism, and poverty, curtailing their visibility in society and their access to rights and sustenance. This article describes a program implemented to empower women with disabilities in Northern Ghana, the country's poorest region.