Podcast Episode 17 – Special Education in Toronto

Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 17 (November 2019): Special Education in Toronto

Jason Ellis (University of British Columbia) discusses his new book on the history of special education in Toronto and beyond.

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Jason Ellis, Associate Professor of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia, is a historian of education. University of Toronto Press published his book, A Class by Themselves in 2019. He has also published on disability history in The Canadian Historical Review and (with Paul Axelrod) on special and inclusive educational policy in Teachers College Record. Currently he is writing a book about schooling, housing, opportunity, and inequality in a post-Second World War Canadian suburb.