Jul 09

Ten years ago, in a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret wrote of months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again. The book deeply touched readers of all ages and received many awards and honors. This anniversary edition includes an updated and extended epilogue about the author’s experiences since the original publication. It also includes twelve pages of new photos and… More >>

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

Jun 25

The first interdisciplinary book taking a contextual approach to the developing health needs of women with intellectual disabilities. It considers the social, economic and political contexts of health promotion. Its concise but comprehensive evidence base makes it a unique, reliable source for a wide readership….

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Health of Women with Intellectual Disabilities

Jun 19

Inspired by her best-selling book of the same name, Dr. Christiane Northrup brings you a powerful CD program that explores the unity of mind and body and the crucial role of the human spirit in creating health.   You’ll learn: how thoughts, beliefs, and emotions can have organ-specific consequences and which ones can promote health and well-being; why a woman’s own intuitive understanding of her body is as important as her doctor’s assessment; why pres… More >>

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom 2-CD set

May 28

In 1976 Gelya Frank began writing about the life of Diane DeVries, a woman born with all the physical and mental equipment she would need to live in our society–except arms and legs. Frank was 28 years old, DeVries 26. This remarkable book–by turns moving, funny, and revelatory–records the relationship that developed between the women over the next twenty years. An empathic listener and participant in DeVries’s life, and a scholar of the feminis… More >>

Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America

May 18

The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity. Writers discussed include Nancy Mairs, Lucy Grealy, Georgina Kleege, Connie Panzarino, Eli Clare, Anne Finger, Denise Sherer Jacobson, and May Sarton…. More >>

Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities

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