I’m trying to learn for my English class and I’m stuck. Can you help?
- People with disabilities don’t necessarily view being disabled as an inherently negative experience, or in any way descriptive of something broken or abnormal. Instead, they see themselves as “disabled” by social and environmental barriers that were created without them in mind and prevent them from taking their rightful stand in society. Write a reaction to this statement, and include examples of social and environmental barriers that exist in current society.
- Explain the term audism and how it relates to oppression. What privileges do hearing people have in society?
- Compare how the Civil Rights Movement is connected to the Disability Rights Movement?