Other Useful Resources

Here you can find a range of other important resources for learning about disability in the ancient world – from non-academic articles to the personal testimonies of disability scholars. 

Personal Stories

Disabling Ableism in Class:

Annie Sharples, a PhD student at the University of Warwick, shows how despite all the talk of inclusivity academia still fails to consider mobility issues. 

I am not Disabled:

Debby Sneed discusses the difficulties of researching disability in antiquity as an able-bodied scholar. 

Advice on Inclusivity

Best Practices for More Inclusive Conferences:

A document developed  by the Classics and Social Justice Subgroup on Mental Health, Disability, and Chronic Illness. Spread Widely!

A guide to equality and diversity in the teaching of Classics

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