Indiana Disability History Project

First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities.

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Journey to Full Citizenship:...

This video is an overview of 200 years of change in the lives of Hoosiers with disabilities, produced by the Indiana Disability History Project. A very broad survey starting in the 19th century, the short video…

Featured Exhibits

Muscatatuck: The End of

This online exhibit by the Indiana Disability History Project examines the end of an 85-year-old state institution, through video-recorded oral history and newly digitized audio interviews from the years just…

Hoosier Advocates

Norman Kochensparger - Working to...

"I bought a three bedroom house. And it's just me and I have a dog, and that's very exciting." Norman talks about his dream to own his own home, getting the help he needed and taking 15 classes on…

 

Disability History Timeline

Indiana Disability History Timeline

From 1816 to the present, view the progression of important dates and events in Indiana's disability history.