Using inclusion literature to promote positive attitudes toward disabilities
- Selecting intermediate novels that feature characters with disabilities. Landrum, Judith // Reading Teacher;Nov2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p252
Outlines the criteria for selecting intermediate literature that portrays characters with disabilities. Plot; Character development; Tone; List of novels published between 1990 and 1999 that feature such characters.
- Review of children's literature: Children with disabilities as main characters. Stelle // Intervention in School & Clinic;Nov99, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p123
Focuses on a variety of fiction for children in which the main character has a disability. Tool for developing positive attitudes toward people with disabilities; Encouragement of positive peer relationships among children of differing abilities.
- Adolescent novels that feature characters with disabilities: An annotated bibliography. Landrum, Judith E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p284
Lists several novels published between the years 1990 and 1997 which feature characters with disabilities. Includes `Cheshire Moon,' by N. Butts; `Fighting Tackle,' by M. Christopher; `Lizard,' by D. Covington.
- A HISTORY OF THE HANDICAPPED ON STAGE. Blacher, Jan; Dixon, Michael Bigelow // Journal of Special Education;Spring82, Vol. 16 Issue 1
Discusses the dramatic works that incorporate handicapped characters, from the time of ancient Greeks to modern Broadway productions. Plays portraying handicapped characters; Type of characterization of handicapped persons on stage; Effect of the presentation of handicapped characters on...
- Lobster Hand. Arthurs, Alexia // Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism;Jul2013, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p237
The short story "Lobster Hand," by Alexia Arthurs is presented.
- Evaluate children's books that address disability. // Phi Delta Kappan;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p30
The article offers guidelines on how to select books about children with disabilities for a course curriculum in order to avoid the reinforcement of stereotypes, adapted from the book "Guidelines for Selecting bias-free and storybooks," by the Council on Interracial Books for Children.
- Disability literature can inspire empathy. Yeager, Laura // Reading Today;Dec2010, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p44
The article examines the effects of disability literature to the college students' perspective towards disabled persons in Ohio. It mentions that after reading a series of texts and has written numerous research papers, the students did not only become better writers but also became more...
- Thumbs down on "Pinocchio". // Library Journal;2/15/1977, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p440
Cites a report from Tokyo, Japan on efforts by a Japanese group to restrict children's access to the story of 'Pinocchio' for allegedly encouraging discrimination against the handicapped.
- BECOMING ELLEN. Shattuck, Shari // Kirkus Reviews;6/15/2015, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p1
Ellen and her blind best friend, Temerity, again take on the wrongs of this world, letting neither emotional scarring nor physical disability stand in their way.