Caucus on Disability Issues: 
1999 Research Papers

Session Title: COMMUNICATION AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: RESEARCH ON BLINDNESS, WELLNESS, AND OTHER CULTURES

"`Can You See What I'm Saying?': An Examination of the Relationship Between Visual Impairment and Gestures." Melissa J. Frame, University of South Florida

"Promoting Wellness Through Narrative." Cecilia L. Abbey, University of Missouri

"People with Disabilities in Asia and Africa: A Cross-Cultural Study." Miho Iwakuma, University of Oklahoma, Jon F. Nussbaum, Penn State University

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Session Title: NARRATIVES OF HUMAN DISABILITY AS COMMUNICATIVE EXPERIENCES

"The Language of a Sort of Disability or How I Explain that My Son Can't See Across a
Room." Elaine B. Jenks, West Chester University

"The Social Practice of Disciplining Pain in and by Polio Survivors*." S. Renee Gillespie,
University of Colorado, Boulder

"Hide and Seek in the Discourse of Disability: Peter's Story." James G. Crawford, Ohio University

*Top Paper

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Session Title: BACKLASH AND TALKING TRASH:
RHETORICAL RESISTANCE TO THE DISABILITY RIGHTS MOVEMENT

"Seeking Common Ground via Appeals to Common Sense: Counter Persuasion and the
Disability Rights Movement." Bruce R. Dorries, Radford University

"Disability and Dependence: A Case Study of Groupthink and the Million Dollar Exploitation of a Closed-Head-Injured Family Member." Kelly P. Herold, Winona State University, Karen Johnson, Winona State University

"Against the ADA: News Narratives and Backlash." Beth A. Haller, Towson University

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Session Title: DISABILITY, PEDAGOGY, AND CONCERNS

"Dyslexia as Pathological/A Dyslexic Paradigm: Critiquing and Continuing Our Understanding of Dyslexia." Keith C. Pounds, Southern Illinois University

"Alternative Approaches to Teaching Communication Between Disabled and Ablebodied
Persons." Kari P. Soule, Northwestern University, Joy Christina Shih, Northwestern University

"Distance Education and Teacher Student Interactions: The Impact of Students with Disabilities." Kim M. Flottemesch, University of Idaho

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Session Title: ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE EMPOWERMENT FOR
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVES

"Disability Issues: Communication Strategies on Campus to Confront the Challenges." Susan A. Fox, Western Michigan University

"Dusting the Floors of Academia and Polishing the Community Using The Disability Rag."
Kelly P. Herold, Winona State University

"Addressing the Pedagogical Challenges of the Visually Impaired." S. Diane McFarland, D'Youville College

"Helping Educators Facilitate the Journey of Learning Disabled Students: Implications for
Organizational Development and Communication Instruction." Ellen W. Bonaguro, Ithaca
College, Jim L. Query, Loyola University

"The Bridge to Employment Program: An Innovative Partnership to Promote Empowerment and Self-Sufficiency for People with Physical Disabilities." Gary L. Kreps, Hofstra University
 
 

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