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Abuse and neglect of adults with developmental disabilities: A public health priority for the State of California. (2003). A report of: Disability Rights California State Council on Developmental Disabilities USC University Affiliated Program The Tarjan Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCLA

American Civil Liberties Union. School-to-Prison Pipeline.

Amputee Coalition. Fact Sheet: Paratransit Services.

Armstrong, James. Disabled man captures 3 hours of mocking, staring while travelling Toronto. Global News November 10, 2014.

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Balderian, N.J. Abuse causes disability: A report from the Spectrum Institute. Spectrum Institute, Culver City CA

Becker, A.J. Better prenatal testing does not mean more abortion. The Atlantic. February 21, 2013

Begos, Kevin. Lifting the Curtain On a Shameful Era. Winston-Salem Journal. April 28, 2015.

Ben-Moshe, L., Chapman, C., Carey, A., eds. (2014). Disability incarcerated: Imprisonment and disability in the United States and Canada. Palgrave MacMillan, New York NY

Bigby, C., Knox, M., Beadle-Brown, J., Clement, T., Mansell., J (2012). Uncovering dimensions of informal culture in underperforming group homes for people with severe intellectual disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities   50, 6, 452–467

Brandt, Allan M. (1978). Racism and research: The case of theTuskegee Syphilis study. The Hastings Center Report.

Brown, Lydia. (2 March, 2013). Honoring the dead. ; ;

Bureau of Justice Statistics. 1.3 million nonfatal violent crimes against persons with disabilities in 2012, unchanged from 2011.

Bureau of Justice Statistics. People with disabilities experienced violent crime at twice the rate of people without disabilities in 2008.

CBS News, October 31, 2014.

Center for Holocaust and Genocidal Studies. Holocaust terms.

Cepko, Roberta. Involuntary Sterilization of Mentally Disabled Women. Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice Volume 8 Issue 1 Article 6 September 2013

Chaterjee, Deen K., ed. (2011). Encyclopedia of global justice. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT

CNN. ‘Pillow angel’ parents answer CNN’s questions.

Coleman, Nick, Wendy Sykes and Alison Walker. Crime and disabled people: Baseline statistical analysis of measures from the formal legal inquiry into disability-related harassment. Equality and Human Rights Commision, Research Report 90.

Cook, Tim. (2012) Robert Latimer U.K.: Visa problems keep advocate from appearing at dying debate, say organizers. Huffington Post. October 17, 2012.

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Disability Abuse Project. (2013). Report finds rampant abuse, flawed response systems.

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Donovan, Doug. State regulators say Anne Arundel group home where boy died violated rules. Baltimore Sun. January 15, 2014. – page=1

Eisen-Martin, T. WE CHARGE GENOCIDE AGAIN! A Curriculum for Operation Ghetto Storm: Report on the 2012 Extrajudicial Killings of 313 Black People by Police, Security Guards and Vigilantes.

Esposito, Erin. Keynote, Glimmer of Hope 2011.

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Evans, S. The US Prison System Perpetuates “The Criminalization Of Disability”. Mint Press News, November 14, 2014.

Fantz, Ashley. Mom blogged about son with autism she’s accused of killing. CNN updated 6:56 PM EST, Wed November 5, 2014.

Fiske, Susan T. (2011). Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us. Russell Sage Foundation, New York NY

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Groce, N.E. (2005). Summary report: Violence against disabled children. UNICEF, United Nations, NY (I do not have a URL for this, but if you search on the title and then click on the result, the PDF will automatically download)

Gunther, Daniel F., MD and Douglas S. Diekema, MD. Attenuating growth in children with profound developmental disabilities. Archive of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine. 2006.

Habib, Dan. Restraint and Seclusion: Hear Our Stories. Video.

Hate crimes: brutal death must alter attitudes to disabled people The Observer, Saturday 30 November 2013.

Horowitz, A. (2013). Mental illness soars in prisons, jails while inmate suffer. Huffington Post. 2/4/13.

Kafer, Alison. (2013) Feminist, queer, crip. Indiana University Press. Bloomington, IN

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Martin, Jose. Policing is a dirty job, but nobody’s got to do it: 6 ideas for a cop-free world. Rolling Stone. December 16, 2014.

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Nevins, Sean. The US Prison System Perpetuates “The Criminalization Of Disability” Follow @seannevins

Nichols, Mariah. Disability and the license to kill. Posted on A Little Moxie, November 8, 2014.

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Papst, Chris. 9 yr.-old weighed 17 lbs. at death; parents charged. 22 News. Published: September 30, 2014.

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Quarmby, Katherine. Did Bijan Ebrahimi’s disability incite ‘paedophile-’chasing lynch mob? The Guardian. November 7, 2013.

Quarmby, Katherine. Disability hate crime needs to be tackled. The Guardian. June 1, 2011

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Roguski, M. (2013). The hidden abuse of disabled people residing in the community: An exploratory study.

Russell Sage Foundation. An Interview with Susan T. Fiske Author of the new RSF book Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us.

Santos, Fernanda and Erica Goode. Police confront rising number of mentally ill suspects. New York Times. April 2, 2014.

Schadenberg, Alex. Abuse of people with disabilities: Victims and families speak out. Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. 2013.

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Sequenzia, Amy. “Please Don’t Murder Us” Shouldn’t Be Controversial. Autism Women’s Network. November 11, 2014.

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Smith, S.E. Yet another disabled child killed by family. On Xojane. Jun 19, 2013.

Smith, S.E. Disabled People Are Still Being Forcibly Sterilized—So Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About It? RH Reality Check. November 17, 2014.

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Young, Stella. Disability is no justification for murder. Posted 2 Sep 2013, 3:20pm.

Young, Stella. I am not your inspiration, thank you very much. Delivered at TEDxSydney. April, 2014

Zarem, J.E., Ed. (2010). Today’s Continuing Care Retirement Community. Leading Age. Americas Senior Housing Association.