Academic Programs in Disability Studies

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Steven J. Taylor

Keywords

disability studies, academic programs

Abstract

This article contains a listing of Disability Studies programs in North American Academic Institutions. The title "Disability Studies" has become popular and is sometimes used to refer to programs in clinical or instructional fields. The programs in this listing meet the following criteria: (1) the sponsoring university offers a four-year undergraduate degree or Master's or doctoral degrees; (2) the programs offer a formal academic program, including a degree, concentration, specialization, minor, major, or certificate in Disability Studies; (3) the programs include disability course work in non-clinical and non-instructional fields (e.g., the Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Law, Policy Studies, or the Visual or Performing Arts); and (4) information describing the programs can be found in written form or on a university web site. This listing does not include research or training centers that do not offer formal academic programs.
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