Neurodiversity and Higher Education
By Elissa Gorman
A typical “good student,” particularly at the elementary level, is one that is obedient, can sit still, literate and hearing, and able to operate successfully under the high-pressure constraints of deadlines and stress. The typical classroom does not inherently, automatically accommodate anyone who deviates from this ideal, and generally any deviance is punished. This website provides information and resources on disability and mental health in higher education.
Suicide in Society
By Charlotte Brown
The suicide rate in the US and most developed countries have been steadily rising over the past decade. This website provides information, resources, and personal stories to generate a more open and honest conversation. It also links to TED talks, podcasts, and other media about suicide.
Accessibility of Duke Transportation
By Tyler Donovan
Duke freshman Tyler Donovan developed an understanding of the challenges of getting around when she experienced a temporary disability from an emergency foot surgery in 2018. She came to value accessible transportation. This website contains stories, resources, and artwork about transportation accessibility at Duke University.
Never Asking For It
By Lily Brown
Rates of sexual assault and abuse are significantly higher in the disabled and neurodivergent population. This image gallery features original artworks exploring assault, stigma, and disability. Image and audio descriptions provided.
Disability and Disabled Art in China
By George Wang
This WordPress site features a series of blog posts about disability in China, and introduces the work of disabled artists and performance art troupes. It includes discussion of Chinese folk art and calligraphy, and a beautiful sequence of images.