From the University of Minnesota's Critical Disability Studies Collective, this list of terminology and definitions used within the study of Disability Rights and Justice can help readers orient themselves in the language of this community. Some key terms for reading and research:
Year of the Tiger: An Activist's Life (2022)
by Alice Wong
Available at the Seattle Public Library
Book cover for Year of the Tiger: An Activist’s Life with a marigold yellow background. On the right side is an illustration of a crouching tiger in red in the style of Chinese paper cuttings with delicate cutouts in various shapes giving form and definition to the tiger. On the left in black large text YEAR OF THE TIGER at the top and ALICE WONG below. In the center in smaller red text AN ACTIVIST’S LIFE and in the lower right corner EDITOR OF DISABILITY VISIBILITY. Small, delicate red flowers are sprinkled throughout. Book cover by Madeline Partner.
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From left to right: Digital collage that includes Black and white photo portraits of three people staring pensively at the camera, an Afro-Latina person with medium length curly hair, an Asian person smiling, she is wearing a trach at her neck and wearing a blouse. She is sitting in her power wheelchair. An Iranian person with short, dark curly hair and circular. They wear a black shirt while their hand rests on their chin. Around each persons' head rests an illustrated cream colored circle crown on a purple background. Artist credit: Jen White-Johnson