This resource list provides a selected range of perspectives on the issues raised by the documentary, ROLLING, that premieres on public television stations starting January 6, 2008. Check local listings.
A magazine for active wheelchair users
A magazine about disability issues
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Physical Therapy Association
American Spinal Cord Association (ASIA)
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
Calabasas Hills, CA
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
National Coalition for Disability Rights
National Council on Disability
National Council on Independent Living
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York, NY
National Organization on Disability
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
World Institute on Disability
Bauby, Jean-Dominique. THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY: A MEMOIR OF LIFE IN DEATH. New York: Knopf, 1997.
Callahan, John. DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT. New York: Vintage Books, 1989.
Hockenberry, John. MOVING VIOLATIONS: WAR ZONES, WHEELCHAIRS, AND DECLARATIONS OF INDEPENDENCE. New York, New York: Hyperion, 1995.
Iezzoni, Lisa. WHEN WALKING FAILS. Mobility Problems of Adults with Chronic Conditions. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.
Iezzoni, Lisa and Bonnie L. O’Day. MORE THAN RAMPS: A GUIDE TO IMPROVING HEALTH CARE QUALITY AND ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Karp, Gary. LIFE ON WHEELS: FOR THE ACTIVE WHEELCHAIR USER. Sebastopol: O’Reilley and Associates, 1999.
Karp, Gary. CHOOSING A WHEELCHAIR: A GUIDE FOR OPTIMAL INDEPENDENCE. Sebastopol: O’Reilley and Associates, 1998.
Lindquist, Ulla-Carlin. ROWING WITHOUT OARS. Great Britain: John Murray, 2005.
Mairs, Nancy. WAIST-HIGH IN THE WORLD: A LIFE AMONG THE NON-DISABLED. Beacon Press, 1994.
Murphy, Robert. THE BODY SILENT. New York, New York: W.W. Norton, 1990.
O’Brien, Mark. HOW I BECAME A HUMAN BEING. Mark O’Brien with Gilliam Kendall. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.
Palmer, Sara, Kay Harris Kriegsman, and Jeffrey B. Palmer. SPINAL CORD INJURY: A GUIDE FOR LIVING. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Reeve, Christopher. STILL ME. New York, New York: Random House, 1998.
Shapiro, Joseph. NO PITY: PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES FORGING A NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. New York: Times Books, 1994.
Simmons, Philip. LEARNING TO FALL: THE BLESSINGS OF AN IMPERFECT LIFE. New York: Bantam Books, 2002.
Zola, Irving. MISSING PIECES: A CHRONICLE OF LIVING WITH A DISABILITY. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.
“Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien.” A film by Jessica Yu. Pacific New Service, 1995 (35 min.)
“King Gimp.” A film by Susan Hannah Hadary and William A. Whiteford. HBO Films, 1999 (47 min.)
“The Collector of Bedford Street.” A film by Alice Elliott. New Day Films, 2002 (36 min.)
“When Billy Broke his Head…and other tales of wonder.” A film by Billy Golfus and David E. Simpson. Independent Television Service, 1994 (57 min.)
“Murderball.” A film by Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro. ThinkFilm, 2005 (86 min.)
“So Much So Fast.” A film by Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan. www.somuchsofast.com, 2006 (87 minutes)
Shapiro, J. “Medical Care Often Inaccessible to Disabled Patients.” National Public Radio, Morning Edition, September 13, 2007.
Shapiro, J. “Disabled Activists Win Battle for Independent Care.” National Public Radio, Morning Edition, September 15, 2006.
Shapiro, J. “Day in Court for Americans with Disabilities.” National Public Radio, All Things Considered, January 12, 2004
MEDICAL JOURNAL ARTICLES
Kirschner, K., Breslin, M., Iezzoni, L. “Structural Impairments That Limit Access to Health Care for Patients with Disabilities.” JAMA 2007; 297: 1121-1125.