Welcome to the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability

Part think-tank, part cultural center, the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability introduces new ideas about disability and disabled people. We’re leading a series of exciting projects at the intersection of disability history, the arts, education, and policy that pairs SF State students and faculty with various local communities.
  1. A distinguished headshot of Paul K. Longmore

    About the Institute

    The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability expands its founder's concept of social justice by hosting unlikely conversations to transform thinking about the human condition, past and present.

  2. Catherine Kudlick andEmily Beitiks pose in front of the  Longmore teeshirt quilt.

    Staff and Advisory Committee

    Learn more about our staff and advisory committee.

  3. Canine Partner making ATM withdrawl

    Support the Longmore Institute

    Make a contribution to advance innovative ideas and awareness about disability.

  4. A button from 504 reads: Sign 504: Handicapped Human Rights ACCD

    Patient No More: An Interactive, Multimedia Exhibit

    Seeking your help: learn how you can support the Patient No More exhibit!

  5. A film reel in black and white.

    Superfest: The International Disability Film Festival

    The longest running disability film festival in the world. Find out more and become a supporter.

  6. A headshot of an older white woman, Maggie Kuhn: "Speak your mind, even if you voice shakes"

    Savvy Aging in the 21st Century

    An initiative to bring the savvy of disability communities to older Americans.

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