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Announcing publication of our new book – Intellectual Disability and Stigma: Stepping Out from the Margins | Blog post by Katrina Scior

Katrina Scior18 October 2016

Final Cover

We are pleased to announce the publication by Palgrave Macmillan of Intellectual Disability and Stigma: Stepping Out from the Margins’, edited by Katrina Scior and Shirli Werner.

This book:

  • – Highlights how those with intellectual disabilities and their families are affected by stigma
  • – Provides a framework to tackle intellectual disability stigma across a variety of environments
  • – Emphasises the centrality of self-advocacy in fighting against stigma of intellectual disabilities

 

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Challenging Intellectual Disability Stigma Around the World | Blog post by Katrina Scior

Katrina Scior7 July 2016

Last year we completed a scoping review of attitudes to intellectual disability and initiatives that aim to increase awareness of intellectual disability and challenge stigma around the globe. With the help of researchers, and representatives of advocacy and disabled people’s organisations we produced an overview picture. (more…)