The Disability History Museum
The Disability History Museum (DHM) was established in 2000 to promote understanding about the historical experience of people with disabilities in the United States. It is a virtual museum, with three distinct programs:
This ongoing project has many funders, and continues to seek funding support.
1) A theme-based and searchable Library of digital artifacts representing major genres and unique items in disability history.
2) An Education program providing resources to help educators of all kinds integrate disability history into course work in language arts, history, and American studies.
3) A Museum featuring exhibits about topics in the cultural history of disability.