Publications

My book, Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History, is being released with as a 2nd edition by Reclamation Press.

Book cover for Fading Scars: My Queer Disability, 2nd edition. Image: photo of disabled artist Sandie Yi wearing her latex clothing and prosthetics

Book cover for Fading Scars: My Queer Disability, 2nd edition. Image: photo of disabled artist Sandie Yi wearing her latex clothing and prosthetics

PUBLICATIONS – Online

OToole, C.J. (2017, Feb. 1) I belong to the Home Fires Resistance

OToole, J.J. (2016, February 18) . Listening To Ghosts: Making Art About Disabled People Killed By Their Families. http://www.twothirdsoftheplanet.com/listening-ghosts-making-art-disabled-people-killed-families/

OToole, C.J. (2015, February 28). Bay Area Day of Mourning: Corbett Joan OToole

http://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/2015/02/28/bay-area-day-of-mourning-corbett-otoole/

OToole, C.J. (2015, February 16). What is Neuroqueer? And why should I care?  NeuroQueer.  http://neuroqueer.blogspot.com/2015/02/what-is-neuroqueer-and-why-should-i.html

OToole, C.J. (2014, October 8). Wheelchair or Car Repair. Disability Visibility Project http://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/2014/10/08/people-we-love-corbett-joan-otoole/

OToole, C.J. (2014, October 1). You Are Not My Sister. NeuroQueer.

http://neuroqueer.blogspot.com/2014/10/you-are-not-my-sister-by-corbett-joan.html

OToole, C.J. (2014, August 5). Quilts for Starting Conversations. Paul Longmore Institute. https://longmoreinstitute.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/initiating-unlikely-conversations-through-a-quilt/

OToole, C.J. (2014, May 13). Corbett O’Toole on Enduring Activism: “Dancing for the Win.” https://30daysofautism.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/tcorbett-otoole-on-enduring-activism-dancing-for-the-win

OToole. C. J. (2014, February 28) Honoring Our Dead. http://thoughtsnax.com/author/mail2corbett/

OToole, C.J. (2014). 2 Power Wheelchairs in Tacoma, WashingtonWheelchair Traveling.  http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/2-power-wheelchairs-in-tacoma-washington/

OToole, C.J. (2014). Visiting Ashland, Oregon with 2 Power WheelchairsWheelchair Traveling.  http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/asland-oregon-accessible-review-for-wheelchairs-and-seniors/

OToole, C.J. (2013, September 10). Why I love Autistic* women (and you should too). (Guest post!) http://thoughtsnax.com/2013/09/10/why-i-love-autistic-women-and-you-should-too-guest-post/

O’Toole, C.J. (2013). Disclosing Our Relationships to Disabilities: An Invitation for Disability Studies Scholars. In Ostrove, J. and Renaldi, J. (Eds). Self-Reflection As Scholarly Praxis: Researcher Identity in Disability Studies. Disability Studies Quarterly. Vol. 33, No 2.  http://dsq-sds.org/article/view/3708/3226

O’Toole, C.J. (2013, November 24) Economic Barriers in Disability Studies. http://www.thefeministwire.com/2013/11/op-ed-ch-ching-economic-barriers-in-disability-studies/.

O’Toole. C. J. (2006) Unconditional Intimacy. SCI Life, Issue 3.3 www.spinalcord.org/news.php?dep=0&page=68&list=872

O’Toole, C.J. (2006) Early Days in Berkeley, and Where We Are Now, Ragged Edge Magazine. www.raggededgemagazine.com/departments/reflections/000499.html

O’Toole, C.J. (2004) Developing Entrepreneurship Among Women with Disabilities. Book Review. Disability World, Issue no. 23, April-May 2004  http://www.disabilityworld.org/04-05_04/employment/ethiopia.shtml

O’Toole, C.J. (2004) Scared at School: Sexual Violence Against Girls in South African Schools. Book Review. Disability World, Issue no. 23, April-May 2004 http://www.disabilityworld.org/04-05_04/women/violence.shtml

O’Toole, C.J. & Corbett, Meecha (April/May 2004) Finding Nemo. Film review. Disability World, Issue no. 23, April-May 2004  www.disabilityworld.org/01-03_04/arts/nemo.shtml

O’Toole,C.J. (2002) Report on International Conference on Parents with Disabilities & Their Families.  Disability World, Issue no. 16 November-December 2 www.disabilityworld.org/04-05_02/news/families.shtml

O’Toole, C.J. (2002) Spotlight Shines on U.S. Women With Disabilities.  Disability World, Issue no. 16 November-December 2. http://www.disabilityworld.org/11-12_02/women/spotlight.shtml

O’Toole, C.J. (2000) Women: Disabled Women And Independent Living in Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, India, Japan, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Russia, South Africa and Uganda. Disability World, August-September 2000, Issue No. 4  http://www.disabilityworld.org/Aug-Sept2000/Women/MIUSA.htm

O’Toole, C.J. (2001). Sexuality Reborn, video review. Disability World, March-April 2001, Issue No. 7.  http://www.disabilityworld.org/03-04_01/arts/sexuality.htm

O’Toole, C.J. (2000) Women: Disabled Women And Independent Living in Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, India, Japan, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Russia, South Africa and Uganda. Disability World, August-September 2000, Issue No. 4.  http://www.disabilityworld.org/Aug-Sept2000/Women/MIUSA.htm

O’Toole, C.J. (2002). Assistive Technology’s Importance in Health Care: Corbett O’Toole’s Perspective in Is It Working? A Review of AT Successes and Barriers. http://www.ilru.org/html/publications/health/Corbett_OToole.html

PUBLICATIONS – Print

O’Toole, C.J. (2010). Dale Dahl and Judy Heumann: Deaf Man, Disabled Woman—Allies in 1970s Berkeley. In Susan Burch and Alison Kafer, Editors.  Deaf and Disability Studies: Interdisciplinary PerspectivesGalludet University Press, Washington, D.C.

O’Toole, C.J. (2009). The Sexist Inheritance of the Disability Movement. In Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader edited by Rod Michalko and Tanya Titchkosky. Canadian Scholars Press, Inc., Toronto

O’Toole, C.J. (2005) Postscript. In Pamela Kay Walker’s Moving Over the Edge: Artists with Disabilities Take the Leap. MH Media, Davis, CA

O’Toole, C.J. & Lucas, C. (2004-05).  Getting the Most from the Internet: Ideas, Sources and Resources.  Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood international, Number 48, Winter 2004-05, pp. 6-9.

O’Toole, C. & Brown, A. (2003) No Reflection in the Mirror: Challenges for Disabled Lesbians Accessing Mental Health Services.  Journal of Lesbian Studies, Vol 7, No. 1, 35-49.  [co-indexed as: Mental Health Issues for Sexual Minority Women: Redefining Women’s Mental Health. (Ed. Tonda L. Hughes, Carrol Smith, and Alice Dan). Harrington Park Press, an imprint of The Haworth Press, Inc. 2003, pp. 35-49]

O’Toole, C.J. (2003). 1981 – 2002: How Women with Disabilities Have Changed the World. off our backs, Jan/Feb 2003. www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3693/is_200301/ai_n9218381

O’Toole, C.J. (2002) Sex, disability and motherhood: Access to sexuality for disabled mothers. Disability Studies Quarterly, Fall 2002, 22(4), 81-101. http://www.cds.hawaii.edu/DSQ/issues/page02.asp?dsqID=9

O’Toole, C.J., Doe, T.  (2002) Re:Conceptions: Sexuality and Disabled Parents with Disabled Children.  Sexuality and Disability. Spring 2002, 20(1), 89-102. www.springerlink.com/index/7VUF6HAFRRU2L3V5.pdf

O’Toole, C.J. (2000) The View From Below: Developing a Knowledge Base about an Unknown Population. Sexuality and Disability, 18(3), 207-224.

O’Toole, C.J., D’aoust, V. (2000) Fit for Motherhood: Towards a Recognition of Multiplicity in Disabled Lesbian Mothers. Disability Studies Quarterly, Spring 2000, 20(2), 145-154.

O’Toole, C.J. & Bregante, J.L. (1993b).  Disabled women: The undiscovered sisterhood.  Paper presented at the Fifth International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, San Jose, Costa Rica, February 22-25, 1993.

O’Toole, C.J. & Bregante, J.L. (1993c).  Identifying Barriers to the inclusion of disabled women in the international women’s movement.  Paper presented at the Fifth  International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, San Jose, Costa Rica, February  22-25, 1993.

O’Toole, C.J. & Bregante, J.L. (1992b). Lesbians with disabilities.  Sexuality and Disability, 10(3).

O’Toole, C.J. & Ross, P.(1992c). A new vision of diversity. Women and Foundations/ Corporate Philanthropy News, 15 (1), Spring 1992.

O’Toole, C.J. & Martinez, K.(1991) Disabled Women of Color.  New Directions for Women, 20(1)

O’Toole, C.J. (1990).  Violence and sexual assault plague many disabled women.  New Directions for Women, 19 (1)

Corbett, K.(1989) System thwarts disabled moms. New Directions for Women, 18 (5)

Corbett, K.  (1987). The Role of Sexuality and Sex Equity in the Education of Disabled Women. Peabody Journal of Education. Vol. 64, No. 4, Summer 1987.

Corbett, K., Cupolo, A., & Lewis, V. (1982). No more stares. Berkeley, CA: Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc.

Corbett, K., Lea, S., & Zones, J.S. (1981). Equity issues in special education.  Berkeley, CA: Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.

Corbett, K. (1981) Invisible Women. off our backs. XI(5).

O’Toole, C.J. (1981). simple truths. Heresies, 3(4) Issue 12.

O’Toole, C.J. (1979). Disabled women: The case of the missing role model.  The Independent, 2 (1)

O’Toole, C. J. & Weeks, C. (1978). What happens after school?: A study of disabled women and education. San Francisco: Women’s Educational Equity Communications Network.