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  • advocado press | Books on the disability experience in America
    of son Raymond s potential brought her new hopes and dreams She began to see that things could happen for him that she had never let herself even consider Continue reading Date November 9 2013 Make Them Go Away Standard Clint Eastwood Christopher Reeve the Case Against Disability Rights Nonfiction by Mary Johnson In the spring of 2000 actor Clint Eastwood took on the 10 year old Americans with Disabilities Act His Mission Ranch hotel in Carmel California had been sued for access violations under the law and he d been slapped with a lawsuit he d never seen coming he said What happens is these lawyers they come along and they end up driving off in a big Mercedes Eastwood told reporters and the disabled person ends up driving off in a wheelchair In the days leading up to the hearing Eastwood appeared on the talk shows Hardball and Crossfire he was covered in a Fox News Special The National Journal quoted him Columnists covered his comments Newsweek used the Mercedes quote on its Perspectives page The seasoned Hollywood actor had his script and he stuck to it He wasn t against disabled people He wanted to help disabled people who were being preyed on by moneygrubbing lawyers The law was the problem had been all along The law needed to be fixed from Make Them Go Away A gripping read and an awakening Lucy Gwin edito r Mouth magazine Continue reading Date November 9 2013 To Ride the Public s Buses Standard Edited by Mary Johnson Barrett Shaw Photos by Tom Olin Foreword by Stephanie Thomas The issue may be lifts on buses But what we are doing is building a movement Mike Auberger ADAPT 1983 For the first time in book form The bus battles across the nation The national ADAPT actions The protest in the streets The legal fight The victory As told in the pages of The Disability Rag 1983 1990 200 pp Paperback 17 95 ISBN 0 9627064 9 3 Copyright 2001 Buy online Print edition Kindle ePub Date November 9 2013 Getting Life Standard Fiction by Julie Shaw Cole That light hits the side of the red roof at a different time each afternoon I sit in the same place by the window every day This window is on the other side of the street from that red roof And I watch the light change just slightly each day brushing back the shingles into shade like gray paint rubbed into red There are pictures I remember in a book churches all alike yet all different There is one fat old soft chair I am propped up on folded clothes and an old raggy pillow Aunt Jo puts that book in my lap and leaves me to go do what she does From Getting Life Getting Life does what few others do It gets into the mind of the primary character in a way that draws you into her world so completely you don

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  • Policies | advocado press
    please purchase our titles through our distributor Small Press Distribution Privacy Policy We do not share your private information with third parties We may include a third party advertisement in our email newsletter or website We will do our utmost to protect your data from third party interception All transactions are done with SSL Secure Socket Layer encryption All personal data submitted are kept on a secure server Search for

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  • Discounts / Bulk orders | advocado press
    discounts on fewer than 10 books DISCOUNT RATES 10 30 books 15 discount 31 50 books 25 discount Over 50 books 40 discount To purchase books at the discount rate send a purchase order on your organization s letterhead Fax to 502 899 9562 Mail to The Advocado Press PO Box 406781 Louisville KY 40204 The Federal Tax ID number of The Advocado Press is 31 1007077 You may fax a purchase order to us at 502 899 9562 EXAMINATION COPIES Any title is available to professors at a cost of 4 99 plus shipping regardless of the price of the book To obtain an examination copy please fax your request to us at 502 899 9562 using your academic letterhead and provide us with your name shipping address contact email course name and season and anticipated enrollment Please be sure to include your email address Once we receive your email address we will email you a discount code to use in purchasing the book online DESK COPY POLICY FOR PROFESSORS The Advocado Press offers desk copies free of charge to professors who have adopted a text as required reading for a course To obtain a desk copy please submit

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  • Advocado Press Order Form | advocado press
    to The Advocado Press No shipping charges on orders pre paid by check The following titles are available for online purchase only Representing Disability in an Ableist World Essays on Mass Media Buy online Disability Awareness Do It Right Buy online Make Them Go Away Clint Eastwood Christopher Reeve the Case Against Disability Rights Buy online Safely Home A Profile of a Futures Planning Group Buy online Please use this form to order the following titles how many copies of The Disability Rag ARCHIVES 1980 1996 on CD ROM at 299 00 each how many copies of Getting Life at 16 00 each Please check one print audio cassettes 8 cassettes Buy online how many copies of Making News at 10 95 each Please check one print ascii text disk Buy online how many copies of The Ragged Edge anthology at 18 95 each Please check one print ascii text disk Buy online how many copies of To Ride the Public s Buses at 17 95 each Please check one print ascii text disk Buy online TOTAL ENCLOSED checks only please Make checks payable to The Advocado Press SHIP TO Name Address City State ZIP Telephone E Mail Mail to

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  • Representing Disability in an Ableist World | advocado press
    years of research into disability and mass media inform this one of a kind collection on advertising news entertainment television film and Internet new media Ideal for disability studies students and researchers as well as disability activists 213 pp Softcover 24 95 ISBN 0 9721189 3 4 Copyright 2010 Buy online eBook Kindle edition includes text to speech ePub Date November 9 2013 Post navigation The Disability Rag Search for

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  • The Disability Rag | advocado press
    of the disability rights movement All the articles from this newsprint magazine are now collected on a fully searchable CD ROM thousands of articles letters news stories fiction and poetry it s all here The Rag made the disability movement move says Lucy Qwin editor of Mouth Perfect for disability studies programs for organizations for schools and universities for public libraries or your home library CD ROM ASCII 299 00

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  • Disability Awareness- Do It Right! | advocado press
    inaccurate Disability Awareness Do It Right offers you an all in one how to guide from the Ragged Edge Online community with tips techniques and handouts for a successful Awareness Day Short background articles and planning lists help you organize fun and effective Awareness Day activities that disability rights activists support Concise easy to read chapters show you how to carry out 6 specific types of activities how to handle

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  • Safely Home | advocado press
    Jo Ann Boyle Jo Ann had new ideas and new ways to realize them At first Betty was baffled by Jo Ann s technique of blank paper planning But soon a fresh view of son Raymond s potential brought her new hopes and dreams She began to see that things could happen for him that she had never let herself even consider Betty and her family brought high energy unconditional love and warm hospitality to the futures planning group that grew up around the new plans and ideas for Raymond The group set out to listen carefully to what Raymond wanted and found ways to see those wants fulfilled Some of Raymond s group members were pioneers in the new concepts of futures planning and supported living in Kentucky With determination and a delicate sense of timing they worked together with Betty and her family to make Raymond s dreams real States are now implementing through consumer directed programs for people with disabilities what Raymond s group realized for him It took patience creativity dogged stubbornness an ability to dance with bureaucracies and a taste for fried fish Raymond s story can show others how this CAN be done today

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