Index
ableism, 23, 54 56, 61 62, 73, 110, 144;
other forms of discrimination in rela-
tion to, xv, xx, 10, 25, 116, 118 19, 136,
183; stereotypes about disability and,
5 13, 23, 43, 157, 178
abnormal, xvi xvii, 11, 23, 28, 53, 55,
69 71, 91 94, 138, 151 52, 173, 178, 187
abortion, 143; disability-selective, 27,
129 30
abuse, 47, 53, 63, 69, 136, 159; memories
of, 119 23; ritual, xix, xx, 119, 159 60;
victim blamed for, 113
access, 9 10, 60, 62, 80, 135, 139, 143,
158; cure versus, 89 90; to language,
92 94; to health care, 41 42, 48, 86,
88, 96, 142, 163, 178, 180; physical
environment and, 87, 89 90, 161; to
public sphere, 13
activism, xv, xix xx, 9 10, 13 14, 24, 48,
115, 158, 163, 177, 181 82
acupuncture, 44 45
adaptability, 26, 58, 70, 79; of cure, 71; tech-
nologies for, 42; treatment versus, 38
Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium (NY), 78
African Americans, 8 10, 63 64, 79 80,
118, 132, 143 44; cure in relation to,
96, 107 8, 112; defect in relation to,
xvi, 23 25; diagnosis in relation to, 75,
114 15, 121 22; marginalization of,
143, 157; skin lightening creams and,
77 78; valuation of, 163
Africans: devaluation of, 95 96; exploita-
tion of, 116 18
agribusiness, 14 17, 133 35, 177, 184, 186
aids, 26, 54, 63, 86, 88, 94
American Sign Language (asl), 91 94,
167
Americans with Disabilities Act, 143
antibiotics, 5, 44 45, 76, 80, 138, 183
antipsychotic medication, 24, 43, 46, 115,
119, 121 23
anxiety, 41, 70, 135
Ashley X, 152 56, 184
Ashley X’s father, 152 56
asthma, 55 56, 61 62
Attard, Gracie, 28
Attard, Michaelangelo, 28
Attard, Rina, 28
Attard, Rosie, 28
autism, 26, 48, 87 89
Autism Speaks, 8, 89
Aventis, 95 96
Baril, Alexandre, 178
Bell, John, 104, 106 10
Benga, Ota, 116 18, 184
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