Salt Lake Community College is committed to serving the needs of people of diverse cultures, abilities, and ages and has made diversity part of the curriculum. Learning Resources supports the College’s commitment. Books, movies, articles, and websites dealing with diversity issues can be found using the electronic resources. Also look for the Ask a Question link on the Library Website.
The terminology that describes various groups changes over time. The current term “disabled” has replaced the older terms “handicapped” and “crippled,” though these two terms still appear in some indexes. If you search on the term “disabled,” you will find more recent items, the terms “handicapped” or “crippled” will return more historical results.
Here are some common search terms and there variations dealing with disability issues. This list isn't definitive, but gives examples which can be used in your searching in the online catalog, in library databases, or on the Internet.