|Foundation for Science and Disability Reference|
Foundation for Science and Disability Reference and ArchivesRichard Mankin
The Foundation for Science and Disability, founded in 1978, is an affiliate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Its mission is to promote the integration of scientists with disabilities into all activities of the scientific community, and to promote the removal of barriers in order to enable students with disabilities to choose careers in science.
page contains archives, links, and supplementary information that may
be helpful to members and others interested in the Foundation.
Information / Reference
Membership Dues/Application Form
Graduate Student Grant Application Form and instructions.
(If you need a different format, please email me.)
Hal Frost, a colleague from our last meeting in Boston, contacted us recently and sent us a CV of what he has been up to recently. His career is an example of several iterations of starts and stops, and he hopes it can be an inspiration to someone who faces a bump in the road. Comments, questions ?
CV, other info
Several interesting journal perspective articles and white papers have appeared recently including:
EntryPoint! places students with disabilities on STEM tracks (Science Magazine) (Laureen Summers sent us this)
NSF 2015 Report on Women, Minorities and persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering
Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM
Obituary for Melvin Glimcher, pioneer prosthetics researcher
Current Research on Classroom Accommodations and Technologies eBook
Innovation needs a diversity of ideas
Barriers for women in STEM
Workshop for Emerging Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scientists
In Person: My Boss with Stephen Hawking Disease
How having a disability can benefit a STEM career,
Science careers for persons with disabilities (Nature 469, 2011, p. 255),
The need for a more diverse work force in Biomedical Science (Science 333, 2011, p. 940).
and a Problem Solvers Workshop for Engineers with Disabilities (http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2010/0127problem_solvers.shtml)
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
NSF / AAAS / HMMI / NIH/ links of
9/6/15 Richard Mankin