Posts Tagged ‘Perception’
Educating the public about nanotechnology and other complex but emerging technologies causes people to become more “worried and cautious” about the new technologies’ prospective benefits, according to a recent study by researchers at North Carolina State University.
Hat tip to all the members of the SDS and DS-HUM listserves two listserves dealing with disability issues who sent stuff in, in response to a members request.
As I believe that perception is one area that drives new and emerging science and technology and as that field is often looking at disabled people to simplistically as defective and as education starts on the children level I have here in an earlier mail some readings
Voices from the Margins: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People (Hardcover)
by Marilyn Ward (Author)
The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. Three annual awards each consisting of $5000 and a framed plaque, will be given annually in each of the following categories: birth through grade school (age 0–8), middle school (age 9–13) and teens (age 14–18). (Age groupings are approximations).
Bertrand, D. G. (2004). My Pal Victor.
Clements, A. (2002). Things Not Seen.
Fusco, K. N. (2004). Tending to Grace.
Lang, G. (2003). Looking Out for Sarah.
Lord, C. (2006). Rules
Rorby, G. (2006). Hurt Go Happy.
Ryan, P. M. (2004). Becoming Naomi Leon.
Seeger, P. and poet DuBois Jacobs, P. (2006). The Deaf Musicians.
Stryer, A. (2006). Kami and the Yaks.
Uhlberg, M. (2004). Dad, Jackie and Me.
Zimmer, T. (2007). Reaching for Sun.
“The Hickory Chair” by Lisa Rowe Fraustino,
“How Smudge Came” by Nan Gregory,
and “Seal Surfer” by Michael Foreman.
Martin, B., “Knots on a Counting Rope”
Harriet Johnson’s Accidents of Nature
Jane Cowen-Fletcher ‘Mama Zooms”