Resources

  • Barnes, C. and Mercer, G. (2003). Disability. London: Polity
  • Goodley, D. 2011. Disability Studies: an interdisciplinary introduction. London: Sage.
  • Morris, J. (1991). Pride Against Prejudice. London: The Women’s Press
  • Camilleri,  J.M (1998): ‘Disability: a personal odyssey’.  Disability & Society, Vol. 14, No. 6, 1999, pp. 845-853.
  • Camilleri, Joseph M.  & Callus, Anne-Marie (2001): ‘OUT OF THE CELLARS - Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change: The Maltese Experience’. In Barton, Len (2001):  Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change.  David Fulton Publishers.  London. UK.  Chapter 7.  Pp: 79 - 92.
  • Camilleri, Joseph M. (2006) 'The Genesis of Disability Studies in Malta: from a colonial past to an independent future?  Keynote speech delivered at the Disability Studies Conference in Lancaster.
  • Watson N., Roulstone A, & Thomas C. (Eds.)(2012).  Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies. London:Routledge.
  • Bolt, D. (2014) Changing Social Attitudes Towards Disability: perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies. 
  • Cameron, C. (2014) Disability Studies: a student’s guide.
  • Camilleri, J.M. & Callus, A.M. (2001).‘Out of the Cellars - disability, politics and the struggle for change: the Maltese experience’. In Barton, Len (2001): Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change. David Fulton Publishers. London. UK.

Most of the above are available at the University of Malta library and also at the Wenzu Dalli Resource Centre, Office of the Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability, Istituto Vincenzo Bugeia, Triq Braille, Sta. Venera  Tel : 22788555

Disabled characters in film are often used to function either as plot devices or are portrayed in stereotyped ways. However, there are also a few films which provide sensitive and realistic portrayals of disabled persons. Here are some of them:

See also Down Under Mystery Tour

The Disability Movies website is a useful resource about the good, the bad and the ugly of the representation of disabled people in film.

Autobiographies
- From Blindman to Ironman Haseeb Ahmad. 2017.
- Joe, the Only Boy in the World Michael Blastland. 2006
- Riding the Bus with My Sister  Rachel Simon. 2002.
- The Still Point of the Turning World Emily Rapp Black. 2014. 

Novels 
- Good Kings Bad Kings. Susan Nussbaum. 2013
- Someone to Watch Over Me. Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. 2015.
- The Quality of Silence. Rosamund Lupton. 2015.
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Mark Hatton. 2003.


https://www.um.edu.mt/socialwellbeing/disabilitystudies/currentstudents/resources