H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.
Kate--here are two more recently published memoirs by deaf writers: And No Birds Sing by Pauline Leader, and The Art of Being Deaf by Donna McDonald.
I am not sure what is the geographic focus in this course, but if you are interested in expanding it beyond the US, I would recommend "White on Black" by Ruben Gallego. it deals with disability in the Soviet Union.