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What's Your Story?

Indiana Disability History Project

Tell Your Story

Indiana Disability History Project

Picturing My World

Irene and Brenda

photo of Irene and Brenda

Picturing My World

Don Robinson's Story

photo of Don and his cat

Kentucky Childhood

Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

photo of Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

My First Permanent

1930's Perm Machine

photo of 1930's Perm Machine

Archive for 'Video Stories' Category

The Struggles of Going Undiagnosed Until Adulthood

Jul 10th, 2014 by admin | 0

It wasn’t until Andee was 44 years old that she was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. She shares her experiences with growing up without a diagnosis and how it affected her life. In this video interview, Andee explains why it is that adults her age might have no idea they have austism spectrum disorder. […]

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Why Living Downtown Works

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Katrina Gossett chose to live in a downtown Indianapolis neighborhood close to stores, services, and parks, so that she can be independent. She has a service dog and uses a wheelchair. “I’ve noticed that the stores and restaurants have made an effort to become accessible even though the [older] architecture is not ideally designed for […]

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Struggling to Find a Job

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Sylvia Jackson worked for Nation Able Network’s Senior Community Employment Program until she found herself in the same situation her clients had been, out of a job. Her many interviews have not yielded employment, despite a positive attitude and willingness “to do 150 percent.” “I’m competing against people much younger and people who do not have […]

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I Believe I Can Make a Difference

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Doug Hughes is a longtime resident of south side Indianapolis, where he takes a leadership role in improving his community. “We want to make it the neighborhood, not the ‘hood.’  We want to get rid of the stereotype to make it better.” Despite transportation challenges — “whether I have to roll down there, or I […]

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The ADA in Indiana: A People’s History

Jun 25th, 2010 by admin | 0

Find videotaped oral histories from people affected by, and/or instrumental in the implementation of, the Americans with Disabilities Act in Indiana. More videos to be added to the YouTube site.

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Oral Histories of Self Advocates with Developmental Disabilities at UC Berkeley Library

Jun 23rd, 2010 by admin | 0

The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection of oral histories.  This project explores the life stories of thirteen leaders in the self-advocacy movement and their perspectives on key issues and leadership challenges.

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Story Tent at Senior Expo in Bloomington

Feb 4th, 2010 by admin | 0

The Museum of the Person Story Tent collected stories at the annual Senior Expo in Bloomington, Indiana on Friday, May 7, 2010. The Expo was held at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center this year. Stay tuned for more details about how you can share a story next year! Update: These videotaped stories are now available for viewing […]

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The Memory of the Fair

Apr 26th, 2009 by admin | 0

Monroe County Fair (Monroe County, Indiana) Stories collected July 27, 2005 In connection with the 50th anniversary of the Monroe County Fair (at its present site), the Museum of the Person gathered memories from visitors of all ages. The “Story Tent” was erected on July 27, 2005, Senior Citizens Day. As our first Story Tent […]

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