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People with Disabilities Research Starter: Collections

Collection Breakdown

The Walden University Library contains a large, diverse collection of books, journals, and other materials related to people with disabilities. Scroll down to view the collection, which has been broken down into subject areas and material types.

Note: The materials listed below are by no means an exhaustive representation of the materials found in the Walden University Library. Presented below is a curated list of resources designed to highlight aspects of our collection that relate directly to people with disabilities.  


Don't forget to check out our search tips for accessing materials within our collection!

Disability Database

For access to statistical information and an interactive search tool, check out the Disability Statistics database:

Disability Journals

Not sure where to start? The following peer-reviewed journals have a broad focus and cover a range of topics related to disability studies, including adaptive technology:

Multi-Database Search Tool

Our multi-database search tool is a great tool for performing a search across a large portion of our general collection. You can use Thoreau to explore and discover articles on a variety of people with disabilities related topics.

Health & medicine

Counseling, psychology, & social work


Policy & law