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Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

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PICTURE Title / Description Price

GRAPHIC: cover of Annual Report

Annual Report
PRINT / BROCHURE

2014-2015 Annual Report

Free

Unequal Justice: The Case for Johnny Lee Wilson
DVD: Documentary - 1995 / 25 minutes

In 1986, Johnny Lee Wilson, a 19 year old man with mental retardation who was arrested for murder, unknowingly waived his right to an attorney, confessed to the crime, and spent 9 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Examines case from a disabilities perspective.

$10

End the Silence
DVD: DOCUMENTARY - 1995 / 7 minutes

Four people with disabilities describe their emotions associated with their personal experience with physical and sexual abuse. DVD, 2002, 7:00

$10

Sexual Abuse Awareness Training for Self-Advocates
PRINT / BOOKLET - 2003

A sexual abuse and personal safety-awareness training program developed by self-advocates for individuals with developmental disabilities. (Designed to be presented by self-advocates in collaboration with victim service professionals.)

$25

Persons with Disabilities Can Speak Out: Supporting Victims Who Want to Tell their Stories
PRINT / BOOKLET - 2003

An overview of effective methods used to support individuals with disabilities to disclose/report incidence of sexual violence or other crimes.

$10

Under Arrest: Understanding The Criminal Justice Process in Pennsylvania
DVD / PRINT / BOOKLET - 2008

A step-by-step review of the criminal justice process—from arrest through the preliminary arraignment/hearing, arraignment, trial, sentencing, incarceration, probation, and parole—to help people with disabilities and the people who support them receive equal justice.

$25

Pennhurst Longitudinal Study
PRINT / BOOK - 1985

Combined report of five years of research and analysis of the effects of the court-ordered de-institutionalization of the residents of the Pennhurst State School and Hospital.

$25

Pennhurst Longitudinal Study: Executive Summary
PRINT / BOOKLET - 1985

A 24-page summary of the Pennhurst Longitudinal Study.

$16

In A Struggling Voice: The Selected Poems of Robert R. Williams
PRINT / BOOKLET - 1989

Robert R. Williams is a poet and disability rights activist based in Washington, D.C. In A Struggling Voice is the first published selection of his poetry. His poetry addresses the challenges faced by people with disabilities as well as their strength of character, and the more universal themes of love, war, and human diversity.

$9.50

Stories to Be Told: The Selected Poems of Robert R. Williams
PRINT / BOOKLET - 2003

In this second selection of his poetry, Robert Williams continues his contemplations on the struggles and strengths of people with significant disabilities.

NOW $9.50!

SET OF TWO—In A Struggling Voice and Stories To Be Told, two volumes of the Selected Poems of Robert R. Williams
PRINT / BOOKLET - 1989/2003

Both volumes of poems by Robert R. Williams.

$15

What It Means to be Different, What it Means to be Human—A Presentation by Daniel Gottlieb, PhD
DVD / NARRATIVE / LECTURE - 2007 / 55 minutes

Recorded Spring 2007 at the Institute's Mini Course Series on Disabilities. Dr. Gottlieb shares his unique perspective on being human through his engaging story telling reading of the profound letters to his grandson Sam from his book "Letters to Sam."

$10

Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life
PRINT / BOOK - 2007

This book by Daniel Gottlieb, PhD - signed by the author - is a collection of letters from the author to his grandson Sam. Dr. Gottleib, who has been paralyzed for more than 30 years, offers unique insight into disability through these letters to his grandson, who was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disability. (A portion of the proceeds goes to the Institute)

$20

What it Means to be Different, What it Means to be Human PLUS Letters to Sam: A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life
DVD / PRINT / BOOK - 2007

Purchase both the book by Daniel Gottlieb, PhD and the DVD of his 2007 presentation for the Institute. (Both described above.)

$30

a section of a colorful poster of hand-painted artworks

POSTER-Inglis House Mural
POSTER - 2007

The Institute on Disabilities joined forces with residents of Inglis House to create a mural now permanently installed at the facility in Philadelphia. This poster celebrates the partnership and creative process.

$12

The Walking Project--An Anthology of Poems by People with Disabilities
PRINT / BOOK

A collection of poems by disabled writers about the concept of walking is uniquely conbined with the work of renowned photographer JJ Tiziou.

$10


Publications for Instant Download


PICTURE Title / Description Price

Institute on Disabilities INFO SHEET

Brief description of the Institute on Disabilities' programs

FREE

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Academy for Adult Learning INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute program where 10 people with disabilities spend four semesters at Temple University.

FREE

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication INFO SHEET

Brief description of the Institute programs created for and by people who use augmentative and alternative communication.

FREE

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Emergency Preparedness INFO SHEET

Overview of this Institute program, its mission, and levels of emergencies.

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Graduate Assistantship INFO SHEET

Overview of Institute's Graduate Assistantship program.

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Leadership Development INFO SHEET

Brief overview of the Institute programs which promote, train and facilitate leadership among people with disabilites and families.

FREE

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Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT) INFO SHEET

Brief overview of PIAT, a program of the Institute on Disabilities.

FREE

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Assistive Technology at Work INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute program which trains employers to hire and retain employees with disabilities through the use of assistive technology.

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Assistive Technology Device Demonstrations INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute program which offers demonstrations of assistive technology devices.

FREE

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Recycled and Exchanged Equipment Partnership (REEP) INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute program which lists contact information for partners throughout Pennsylvania that might be a source for "previously-owned" assistive technology devices.

FREE

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Telecommunication Device Distribution Program INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute program which gives telecommunication devices to eligible people with disabilities.

FREE

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Visionary Voices INFO SHEET

Brief description of this Institute project which captures the history of the Intellectual Disability Movement in Pennsylvania.

FREE

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Institute on Disabilities Brochure

Describes the vision, mission and programs of the Institute on Disabilities.

2008 version

FREE

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Criminal Justice INFO SHEET

Brief description of the Institute programs which address criminal justice issues and people with disabilities.

FREE

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Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) INFO SHEET

Brief description of this statewide program which interviews thousands of people who receive support through the Office of Developmental Programs in Pennsylvania.

FREE

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Independent Monitoring for Quality: A Statewide Summary
RESEARCH / REPORT

Report presents the findings of face-to-face interviews during the past year with people with disabilities receiving services and supports through Intellectual disAbilities Services, Office of Developmental Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

FREE

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Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports (ACES)

Brief description of annual program which invites augmentative communication users to Temple University's main campus for two weeks of device and empowerment training.

FREE

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Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library

Brochure describing Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library.

FREE

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People First: A Language Guide
2008

Guide to current and sensitive language to use when speaking with or about people with disabilities.

FREE

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Open Forum
2008

Guide to making meetings and meeting sites accessible to people with disabilities.

FREE

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