Christ Healing a Deaf-Mute, BnF fr 152 fol 403v, Bible historiale, 14th c.

The SSDMA sponsors panels and roundtables at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo) and other conferences, and members have published numerous articles, essay collections, and monographs devoted to the topic of medieval disability. This website is under construction: please check for updates, and send your announcements/CFPs/suggestions to

The Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of medieval disease, disability, injury, illness, and impairment within their social context.