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January 30, 2007

Co-blog post about People with Disabilities

Access An overview of the T-4 program, the Nazi initiative to exterminate people with disabilities

How Stephen Hawking’s computerized voice synthesizer works. He is now using his blinking to communicate via IST switch. Stephen Hawking in space

The Unification of Stephen Hawking, by Mark O'Brien, disability activist and writer

Extreme Wheelchair Racing and Jumping

A list of 2,500 feature films which involve disabilities. It is directed towards anyone who has an interest in how disability is represented in films. Also, Picture Books about Disabilities for Young Readers

A gallery of photographs exploring disability and sexuality (NSFW)

Hospice helped dying man lose his virginity

In My Language, a woman with autism explains her usage of language. Her blog. The creator of the video showed up on the Metafilter thread discussing it, with many illuminating comments

Dr. Temple Grandin, a respected animal behaviorist who has autism

The Seeing Tongue

A blind community in Trinidad

List of people with disabilities

A blog by the parents of Ashley X, an adolescent girl with severe disabilities. Ashley's parents chose to chemically and surgically freeze her physical development, a decision that has sparked controversy in the disability community

The UN Disability Convention

BBC's disability website

This is another post that I am “co-blogging”, this time with Mark Siegel, a Minneapolis attorney & frustrated fiction writer who blogs at The 19th Floor, and who provided most of today’s links. Thank you, Mark! If other bloggers are interested to share the forum here on any other topic, please contact me for details.

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Well this is a first Hanan. I posted some of these links on my blog yesterday. YESTERDAY!

Posted by: Cuidado at Jan 30, 2007 3:03:09 AM