Podcast Episode 24 – Parent Memoirs and Guidebooks

Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 24 (October 2020): Parent Memoirs and Guidebooks

Emer Lucey (University of Wisconsin-Madison) discusses her dissertation on memoirs and guidebooks by and for parents of children with disabilities.

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Emer Lucey is a PhD candidate in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Emer’s dissertation, “Constructing Childhood Disabilities,” examines the history of Down syndrome and autism as paradigmatic childhood developmental disabilities in the United States in the mid-to-late twentieth century. She can be reached via email at lucey@wisc.edu and found on twitter @emerlu.