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Subject Headings: Disabilities

Disabilities Subject Headings

The following official Library of Congress Subject Headings are useful for searching the Library Catalog. Books on those topics may be found on the shelf under the correlating Call Number.

ADD (Child behavior disorder) – SEE Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD (Child behavior disorder) – SEE Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Asperser’s syndrome

RC533.A88 (Psychiatry)
RJ506.A9 (Psychiatry)

Attention-deficit disorder in adolescence – RJ506.H9


-      Behavior modification

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder – RH506.H9


-      HQ1060-HQ1064 (Sociology)
-      HV1450-HV1494 (Public welfare)

Autism – RC553.A88

Autism in children – RJ506.A9

-          Diagnosis

Autistic children

-          Behavior modification
-          Education – ALC4717-LC4719
-          Law and legislation

Blind - HV1571-HV2340

-          Education
-          Employment – HV1652-HV1658
-          Law and legislation
-          Services for


Blind-deaf children

Blindness – RE91

Child psychopathology – RJ506.L4

Children with disabilities

Children with mental disabilities – HV891-HV901

-          Education – LC4601-LC4640.4

Children with social disabilities

-          Education – LC4051-LC4100.4

Children with visual disabilities – HV1596.2-hv1596.5

Deaf – HF2350-hV2990.5

-          Education  -
-          Employment
-          Law and legislation
-          Means of communication – HV2471-HV2500
-          Services for

Deaf children – HV2391-HV2392.2

Deafness – RF290-RF310

Deafness in children – RF291.5.C45

Developmentally disabled – HV1570-HV1570.5

Developmentally disabled children

-          HV891-HV901 (Social pathology)
-          RJ135 (Pediatrics)
-          Education
-          Law and legislation


Disability – SEE Disabilities

Disability studies – HV1568.2–HV1568.25

Disabled – USE People with disabilities

Elderly person – SEE Aged

Handicapped – SEE People with disabilities

Handicapped children – SEE Children with disabilities

Handicaps – SEE Disabilities

Hyperactive children

-          Behavior modification

-          Education – LC4711-LC4713

Learning ability – LB1134

Learning disabilities
-          LC4704-LC4706 (Education)
-          RC394.L37 (Neurology)
-          RJ496.L4 (Pediatric neurology)
-          RJ506.L4 (Child psychopathology)

Learning disabled – LC4818-LC4818.53

Learning disabled children – LC4704-LC4706

-          Behavior modification

Mental illness

Mental retardation

HV3004-HV3008 (Social welfare)

RC569.7-RC571 (General)

RJ506.M4 (Pediatrics)

Mentally ill

Movement disorders – RC376.5

Movement disorders in children – RJ496.M68

Mute persons

Neurology – RC394.L37

Nonverbal learning disabilities

Old people – SEE Aged

Pediatric neurology – RJ496.L4

People with disabilities – HV1551-HV3024

Perceptual disorders- RC382.2

Physical disabilities – SEE Disabilities

Physical handicapped – SEE Disabilities

Reading disability – LB1050.5

Students with disabilities