1501 Sociology of Disability (Dec. 31, 2014)

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If you would like to follow up a bit more on Tom Behler's work, here are some of his publications and presentations that might be of interest.


ďCan You See What Iím Saying? Some Thoughts on a Modified Basic SKYWARN Training Program for the Blind. Weather and Society Watch. Volume 4, Number 1, October, 2009, pp. 2, 8 Ė 11. Schlesinger, Lynn and Diane Taub (Editors). Instructional Materials For Sociology and Disability Studies. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association, Teaching Resources Services, 2003, and 1998. (Contributed course materials entitled Three Exercises - Ethics, Media and Simulation from Sociology 355: Sociology of the Handicapped.)

"Disability Simulations as a Teaching Tool: Some Ethical Issues and Implications." Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. Vol. 10, No. 2. Spring, 1993.

Papers and Presentations:

Donít Tell Me It Canít Be Done,Ē presentation on adaptive technology, given at the Annual World-Wide Amateur Radio Operators' Convention, Dayton, Ohio, 2008.

"The Disability Subculture as a Mediating Structure: Theoretical Rationale and Public Policy Implications". Ferris State University, Department of Social Sciences, Big Rapids, MI 1994.