What is ableism?

This is the first module in a four-part series on ableism. After watching this video, you will be better able to answer the question, “what is ablesim?” with a better understanding of: definitions and components of ableism, a brief history of disability in America, and the three main models used to understand disability (the moral, medical, and social models).

Contents | Module 2

  1. Develop a working definition of ableism
  2. Understand key historical periods for Americans with disabilities
  3. Compare the Moral, Medical, and Social models of disability

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