Accessibility and Disability Services and Student Disability Services celebrates Women's History Month, calling to mind all women who have contributed to pivotal moments and events in history and contemporary society. Women with disabilities have always been an essential part of history. These two articles showcase some of these women trailblazers, with links for more in-depth information:
Disabled Women from History You Should Know About
- Sarah Bernhardt
- Adelaide Knight
- Raganhild Kata
- Rosa May Billinghurst
- Annette Kellerman
- Dorothea Lange
Some contemporary women with disabilities who are creating more change include:
Take a moment, connect with the linked material, and learn more about these trail-blazers.
Disability-related resources at UMBC include:
Happy Women's History Month!
A photo of a woman in a power wheelchair stopped in front of a pedestal accompanies this post. Credit Carlos Navas via unsplash.com.