Appalachia: The Region and its People
CSEGA: Marshall University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia
Appalachian Region Commission: government commission on Appalachia
Appalachian Trail Conservancy: home page of the Appalachian Trail
Foxfire.org:the group that creates the Foxfire books
Dialect of the Appalachian People: online article from West Virginia History
Southern Appalachian English: website from the University of South Carolina on and about Appalachian English; check out the bibliography!
DARE Language Distribution Maps: in color, these are the "regions" of American English as compiled in the Dictionary of American English; here, also is a list of linguistic regions each state is part of.
Below is a video shows snake-handling in Jolo, West Virginia; it was uploaded to Youtube on February 5, 2008. There is a transcript of this video on the YouTube site under the ". . .More" tab.
Below is a video of a TEDx Talk given by Kerry Magro on the topic "What happens to children with autism when they become adults?" This talk was uploaded on YouTube on February 19,2016. A transcript of this presentation is available on the YouTube site under the ". . .More" tab.
"Fundamentalism in Christianity and Islam": a brief article from Religious Tolerance.org defining the religious term.
"Pentacostal Pastors Argue 'Snake Handling is Their Religious Right'": ABC News article (and video) from November 2013 on the topic of religious freedom versus public safety.
Autism Fact Sheet: From the National Institute of Mental Health, a fact sheet on Autism Spectrum Disorder
AutismSpeaks.org: large website containing information, resources, links to research and support for those impacted by autism and related disorders.
Famous People With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Found on DisabledWorld.com, here is a short list of famous or influential individuals from history or the present who have (or had) an autism spectrum disorder.