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Bibliographies on Disability & Theatre, Stigma, and Educational Accommodations



Astell-Burt, C (2001). I am the story: The art of puppetry in education and therapy. London: Souvenir Press.

Bailey, S.D. (2010).Barrier-free theatre. Eumenclaw, WA: Idyll Arbor.

Bailey, S.D. (2002).Dreams to sign. Bethesda, MD: Imagination Stage.

Behr, M.W., Snyder, A.B., & Clopton, A.S. (1979). Drama integrates basic skills: Lesson plans for the learning disabled. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher.

Cattanach, A. (1992). Drama for people with special needs. New York: Drama Book Publishers.

Chasen, L. (2011). Social skills, emotional growth, and drama therapy: Inspiring growth on the autism spectrum. London: Jessica Kingsley Publisher.

Chesner, A. (1995). Dramatherapy for people with learning disabilities: A world of difference. London: Jessica Kingsley Publisher.

Cohen, H. (1995). Dramatically able: Making drama accessible to participants with disabilities, Ann Arbor, MI: Wild Swan Theatre. Book plus video.

Davies, A. (2004). Teaching social skills through acting. Arlington, TX: Furture Horizons, Inc. (Book and DVD).

Martin, N. (2009). Art as an early intervention tool for children with autism. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Martinovich. J. (2006). Creative expressive activities and Asperger's syndrome. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Nevil, N.F., Beatty,M.L., & Moxley, D.P.  (2010). Socialization games for persons with disabilities. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher.






Allport, G. (1958). The nature of prejudice. New York: Doubleday.

Beck, A.T. (1999). Prisoners of hate. New York: HarperCollins.

Condeluci, A. (1996). Beyond difference. Delray Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press.

Condeluci, A. (unkn). Interdependence: The route to community. Delray Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press.

Crutchfield, S., & Epstein, M (ed.). (2000). Points of contact: Disability, art, and culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Fries, K. (ed.) (1997). Staring back: The disability experience from the inside out. New York: Penguin Group.

Goffman, E. (1986).  Stigma: Notes on the management of spoiled identity. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Hardaway, B. "Imposed inequality and misommunication between physically impaired and psychically nonimpaired interactants in American society," The Howard Journal of Communications. Vol 3 (1 & 2), pp. 139-148.

Jones, R. L. (ed). (1985). Reflections on growing up disabled. Reston, VA: ERIC.

Lichtenberg, P., van Beusekom, J., & Gibbons, D. (1997). Encountering bigotry: Befriending projecting persons in everyday life. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.

Murphy, R.F. (1987). The body silent. New York: Henry Hold and Co.

Pelka, F. (1980). "Sick? It's your own damn fault!" On the Issues. Spring, pp. 34-37.

Peters, W. (1987). A class divided: Then and now. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Sontag, S. (1990). Illness as metaphor and AIDS and its metaphors. New York: Doubleday.

van der Klift, E. & Kunc, N. (1994). Hellbent on helping: Benevolence, friendship, and the politics of helping. In J. Thousand, R. Villa, & A. Nevins (Eds.). Creativity and collaborative learning: A practical guide to empowering students and teachers. Baltimore: Paul Brookes.  Also available for download from

Williams, K.D. (2001). Ostracism: The power of silence. New York: Guilford Press.

Westbrook, M., Legge, V., & Pennay, M. (1993). "Attitudes towards disabilities in a multicultural society, " Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 35 (9), pp. 1093-1102.

Young-Bruehl, E. (1996). The anatomy of prejudices. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.




Armstrong, T. (1987). In their own way: Discovering and encouraging your child's personal learning style. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc.

Armstrong, T. (1993). Seven kinds of smart: Identifying and developing your many intelligences. New York: Penguin Books.

Armstrong, T. (2000). Multiple intelligences in the Classroom. 2nd Ed., Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Cabrera, D. & Colosi, L. (2009). Thinking at every desk: How four simple thinking skills will transform your teaching, classroom, school, and district. Ithaca, NY: Research Institute for THinking in Education.

Gardner, H. (1999). Intelligence reframed: Multiple intelligences for the 21st century. New York: Basic Books.

Gardner, H. (1993). Frames of mind: The theory of multiple intelligences: 10th Anniversary Edition. New York: Basic Books.

Gardner, H. (1992). Multiple intelligences: The theory in practice. New York: Basic Books.

Goleman, D. (2006). Social intelligence: The new science of human relationships. New York: Bantam Books.

Goleman, D. (2005). Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ, 10th Anniversary Edition. New York: Bantam Books.

Hannaford, C. (1995). Smart moves: Why learning is not all in your head. Arlington, VA: Great Ocean Publishers.

Jensen, E. (2000). Brain-based learning. San Diego, CA: The Brain Store.

Levine, M. (2002). A mind at a time. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Markova, D. (1991). The art of the possible: A compassionate approach to understanding the way people think, learn, & communicate. Emeryville, CA: Conari Press.

Pauley, J., Bradley, D.. & Pauley, J. (2001). Here's how to reach me. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.

Williams, L.V. (1986). Teaching for the two-sided mind: A guide to right brain/left brain education. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Zull, J.E. (2002). The art of changing the brain. Sterling, VA: Stylus Press.





Duncan, J. Gish, C., Mulholland, M.E., & Townsend, A. (1977). Environmental Modifications for the Visually Impaired: A Handbook. New York: American Foundation for the Blind.

Ludins-Katz, F, & Kats, E. (1990). "Arts and Disabilities: Establishing the Creative Art Center for People with Disabilities." Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books.

National Endowment for the Arts (1989 revised.). "The Arts and 504: A 504 Handbook for Accible Arts Programming." Washington, DC: NEA.

National Endowment for the Arts (1994). "Design for Accessibility: An Arts Administrator's Guide." Washington, DC: NEA.

Research and Training Center on Independent Living (2001). "Guidelines for Reporting and Writing about People with Disabilities." 6th ed. (and many other resources), Lawrence, KS. Or go to website at:

Very Special Arts Maine (unkn). Theatre Without Limits. VHS 26 minutes.