This is a list of disability-related resources that might be helpful to DARN members.
You can also access this information as a living document, which anyone may add to.
Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award
This award recognizes an APA member who has made a significant contribution to people with disabilities through promoting inclusion, advancing knowledge and research, participating in advocacy, and fostering empowerment of people with disabilities in society.
Disability is Diversity | Psychology Today
What everyone should know about ableism, by Kathleen Bogart, PhD
DARN community directory
Our publicly available directory may be used to find collaborators, mentors, faculty recruiting graduate students or postdocs, and like-minded colleagues. You do not need to be a member of DARN to view or complete the directory.
Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity
Hosted by the Center on Disability Studies (CDS), College of Education, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa since 1988, Pac Rim has evolved into an international conference that has welcomed thousands of presenters and attendees from across Hawaiʻi, the nation, and the world.
Grants and Scholarships
Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity (F31)
NIH Predoctoral scholarship for diverse applicants (includes disability)
Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant supports graduate and early career work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
Canadian Disability Awards Website
Canadian scholarships for post-secondary students
DARN keeps a list of disability-related manuscripts in social, personality, and health psychology and related fields. It is a living document that anyone can add to.
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, founded in 1974, is the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists. With over 7,500 members, SPSP strives to advance the science, teaching, and application of social and personality psychology.
Society for Disability Studies
The Society for Disability Studies (SDS) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the study of disability in social, cultural, and political contexts.
APA Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology)
Rehabilitation Psychology is a specialty area within psychology that focuses on the study and application of psychological knowledge and skills on behalf of individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions in order to maximize health and welfare, independence and choice, functional abilities, and social role participation, across the lifespan.
APA Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology
The Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (CDIP) (established 1980) is a six-person continuing committee reporting through the Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI) to the Board of Directors and Council of Representatives.
GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology
GASP is a nonprofit scientific and professional group open to all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and research interest.
Disabled in Higher Ed
Disabled in Higher Ed is a grassroots organization that aims to create a more supportive environment for disabled people to access and excel at all levels of higher education.
Included: The Disability Equity Podcast
Hosted by Dr. Bonnielin Swenor and Dr. Nicholas Reed of Johns Hopkins University, the Included Podcast delves deep into issues of disability equity.
Journal of Social Issues Special Issue on Ableism
This special issue has three areas of focus: social and individual-level predictors of ableism, experiences and consequences of ableism, and navigating and resisting ableism.
Disabled in Psych (Twitter)
Amplifying diverse disability representation in psych and neuro-related fields.
Increasing Inclusiveness and Awareness: Disability in Introductory Psychology
Society for Teaching of Psychology resource on including disability topics in the teaching of psychology
Kathleen Bogart TEDx Talk
The psychology of disability and communication (transcript, video at bottom of page)
A DARN Conversation: Resisting Ableism in Psychology
Disability Advocacy and Research Network (DARN) members Thomas Dirth, Kathleen Bogart, Amanda Hemmesch, and Joan Ostrove discuss ableism in psychology. They define and provide examples of ableist approaches and practices in psychological research, training, and policy, and then facilitate a reimagining of common disciplinary assumptions and practices and chart potential avenues to resist ableism moving forward.
The Psychological Cost of Rare Disease Webinar
In this webinar, we examine these issues and address how physicians and the medical community can better support those living with a rare disease as well as their caregivers.
Creating and Maintaining Diverse and Inclusive Spaces
Wondering how to make your research and/or teaching space more diverse and inclusive in our current social context? In this webinar from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Drs. Valerie T. Taylor (Lehigh University), Jon Freeman (New York University), Kathleen Bogart (Oregon State University), Sarah Gaither (Duke University), and Jim Everett (University of Kent) discuss best and worst practices on how to make your academic space and academia more broadly as inclusive as possible.
Health and psychosocial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disabilities webinar
The American Psychological Association’s Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology hosted a webinar to raise awareness of the psychosocial and health equity issues that the disability community has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Close captioning available)
Disability Affirmative Therapy Webinar
Dr. Rhoda Olkin, a disabled clinical psychologist, describes Disability Affirmative Therapy