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

Assistive Technology

This exhibit presents a series of photographs of early assistive technology devices exhibited by Easterseals Crossroads in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hoosier Advocates

Jamie Beck - From High...

"He asked me if I wanted out. I said yeah, do what it takes to get me out." Jamie Beck shared her story about how she ended up living in a nursing home shortly after graduating from high school. She…

 

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.