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What does DIS stand for?

DIS stands for Disability Studies

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Amy Shuman, an English professor and director of disability studies at The Ohio State University, the famous disability rights slogan "Nothing About Us Without Us" resonates both as an academic and parent to a child with disabilities.
Discovering Trinity in Disability: A Theology for Embracing Differences comes from a Ukrainian priest and a wife who specializes in disability studies who are themselves parents of disabled children, and thus provides a unique blend of spiritual and social observation and analysis of Gospel teachings and disability issues.
Although disability studies in education literature follows the spike in scholarly production of humanities-based disability studies of the late 1980s through the present (see Ware, 2010, for an overview), several recent journal special issues have focused on disability studies in education, signaling its growing appeal for educators (Baglieri, Bejoian, Broderick, Connor, & Valle, 2011; Connor, Gable, Gallagher, & Morton, 2008; Oyler, Hamre, & Bejoian, 2006).