Ableism and Social Stigma – My Story

I learned a new word the other day. Ableism. Ableism is a form of discrimination or social prejudice against people with disabilities… Similar to many of the assumptions underlying the medical model of disability amongst many clinicians, the “ableist” societal world-view is that the able-bodied are the norm in society, and that people who have disabilities must either strive to become that…