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Disability History Month 2017

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The dangers of everyday ableism

Ableism is a form of discrimination against the disabled. It can manifest itself through the language or actions of individuals, be perpetuated by inconsiderate government policies, or be institutionally ingrained…

Why are ableist slurs still so frequently used?

Content warning: ableist language. The words ‘r*tard’ or ‘r*tarded’ are offensive terms used to describe those with mental disabilities and learning difficulties, yet are often used casually to describe people…

Living with an invisible disability: student experiences

A  significant proportion of the population live with invisible conditions or disabilities that have a huge impact on their day to day lives. An invisible disability is one that is…