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Social Constructionis

-How a belief has been shaped because of social forces.

- When beliefs are given about someones physical appearance and given meaning by society that don't have anything to do with inheritance of anything


the idea of seeing someone as disabled and worthless or defective or as an inferior being due to their dissability


when you group individuals according to a standard image and group them by attributes and qualities each of them have

Ex: white girls


dissaproval of characteristics that one may possess separating them from others in society


generalizing negative characteristics of a disabled person, and assuming they have other deficits of which they don't posses

Ex: You cant see but people talk louder at you because they group it with hearing


When the disability is the most important asset of the being. nothing else but this disability is acknowledged about that person


believing that your view on something is better than other people view of that same thing

Confirmation bias

the creation of information by someone so that they can verify their existing belief that hadn't been proven

Blaming the victim

the idea that people get what they deserve. If you loose an arm you deserve it. If your blind you deserve it. never the victim

Cultural encapsulation

defining reality based off of ones assumptions

Content analysis

method in social sciences for studying the content of communitcation

Manifest content

the actual attributes (observable stuff) of communication

Latent Content

Underlying meaning within communication that requires one to infer

Disability studies

academic that makes theories that connects deafness or blindness or similar disabilities to say race, gender, class etc

Disability culture

social movement that unites disables people and separate them from their non disabled counterparts

Universal Design

the products that can be used by anyone with a disability as well as normal people that don't need to be adjusted for these disabled people

Quality of life

satisfaction or dissatisfaction with environment in which one lives: physical, emotional, intellectual components

Assisted Suicide

When someone guides someone else to take their own life, and helps this person go through with it

Voluntary euthanasia

when a person who is killed has requested to be killed

Inclusive education

integrating special ed services into the regular education setting

Medical model of disability

when the disability is the problem, caused by disease, trauma, and requires individualized medical care

Social model of disability

when the problem isn't the individual but the society; requires social and political advocacy and full integration in society


the loss of psychosocial, physiological, or anatomical structure or function. Biomedical part of disability


restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity that is within range of normal human activity. functional component of disability

Aesthetic anxiety

associated with disability because of the physical traits that regard this person with unappealing qualities

Existential anxiety

regarding how fragile the non disabled persons body is that is triggered by contact with people with disabilities