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Awareness of disability

Awareness of disability

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Published by Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Spastics Society of Eastern India in Calcutta .
Written in English


Edition Notes

[Produced] in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.

Statementedited by Anjana Jha.
ContributionsJha, Anjana., Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy., Spastics Society of Eastern India., Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
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Open LibraryOL21057175M

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Books. Erin Kelly’s powerful poetry raises awareness about disability and being a writer with cerebral palsy – Book Review and author interview. Book Review & Author Interview: The Bright Side of Darkness with J.E. Pinto is the best representation of a blind character in a fictional novel that I have ever read! The author, J.E. Pinto, also. Disability culture, the sum total of behaviours, beliefs, ways of living, and material artifacts that are unique to persons affected by disability. Particular definitions of culture take many different forms and are context-bound (dependent on the cultural and geographic context in which they are formed), but three common ways of thinking about disability culture are (1) historical, (2) social.


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