Welcome to the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability

The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University studies and showcases disabled people's experiences to revolutionize social views. Through public education, scholarship, and cultural events, the Institute shares disability history and theory, promotes critical thinking, and builds a broader community.
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    About the Institute

    The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability continues its founder's legacy by working at the intersection of scholarship and advocacy to celebrate people with disabilities as innovative forces for social change.

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

    Staff and Advisory Committee

    Learn more about our staff and advisory council.

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    Support the Longmore Institute

    Make a donation online now.

  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!

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    Superfest: The International Disability Film Festival

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

Have you ever thought of pirates as disabled action figures like these two-inch plastic pirates - one with eye patch and peg leg, the other with eye patch and prosthetic hook?Disability Remix Blog

Challenging what we know (and don’t know) about disability through pirates, dinosaurs, and more.