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August 2017 - Ableism: It Starts with Your Perception
« on: October 03, 2017, 10:06:04 AM »
If you Google the word "ableism" the first result to come up is: "discrimination in favor of able-bodied people (emphasis added.)"

This is much different from the definition of an other discrimination such as racism or sexism.  These are defined as prejudice, discrimination , or antagonism directed against people of said group; feeling as though you are superior to them. 
Ableist acts are often more passive and most prevalent in our day to day lives.

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