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    My Sociological Identity

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    sociological identities, and realise the many different impacts that being disabled has had on my life. In retrospect, these identity changes where not so much formed due to my physical environment, but rather my sociological environment. Indeed, disability…

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    1. What do the terms “disability” and “inclusion” mean to you? -Disability is referred to as a physical or mental condition that limits a person 's movements, senses, or activities. Not everyone is born with a disability some are developed through health problems or accidents. There are moderate, mild, to serve cases of disabilities. Every person with a disability does not have to be accompanied by an additional person. -Inclusion is the action or state of including or of being included within…

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    with adequately integrating physically disabled children in the classroom. Arvanitis said, “Educational inclusion expresses the commitment to educate each learner to the maximum extent appropriate” (2009). Earlier accommodations of students with disabilities provided only curricular and instructional help to those in need. IDEA 1997 saw the addition of services and technology aiming to bring special education students up to the same standards as their peers (Jackson). In recent years, many…

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    “Persons with disabilities are stared at, whispered about, even laughed at. People shout at them, talk down to them, or - what is even worse - ignore them” (Gilda Berger 5). People with physical disabilities are looked at differently than the rest of the population. For example, sometimes when a person with a physical disability is slow due to the issue they’re dealing with, employers or employees get upset with them because the person with the disability isn’t moving quick enough for their…

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    still summer). At my camp, we have many kids coming from different backgrounds. My favorite part of this camp is the inclusion camp. In this part of the camp we have about twenty children ranging from the K-12th grade that have minor disabilities but, the disabilities also ranged. Since I have worked at this camp for six years. I didn’t really think about diversity that was surrounding me until I started to…

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    Ableism In Today's Society

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    physical or psychiatric disabilities” (Stop Ableism) Julie Zeilenger a well-known blogger who is partnered with Women’s Media Center wrote, “Nearly 1 in 5 people in the United States has a disability, according to a 2012 Census Bureau report” (Zeilenger). With disabilities being this common, it shows as a nation, we don’t realize being “different” is actually quite common in today’s society. As a person…

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    developed a disability. To make it a little bit easier could I please have Michelle, Brenna, Rebecca and Khloe stand? When you looks around the room these four people represent the percentage of people in Australia that have a disability. That means on average 4 in 20 people have some sort of disability that affects the manner in which their lives are lived. I’m…

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    of equipment or system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Assistive technology helps a disabled student complete their everyday tasks. The power of assistive technology can have great potential of providing access for all learners, through the variety of assistive technologies (AT) students with disabilities can have the ability to access the general curriculum. When assistive technology is appropriately used in a regular…

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    4d Reflection

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    with a disability, whether it be our neighbours, family members, teachers or friends (Bullock, Mahon, & Killingsworth, 2010). Disabilities span over a wide range of conditions, often impacting a person in many different areas of life (Bullock et al., 2010). This could range from varying degrees of severity, such as vision loss, psychological and emotional difficulties, physical limitations, cognitive limitations, or significant hearing loss (Bullock et al., 2010). For my chosen disability I…

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    It is not surprising that the number of children with disabilities is increasing. While it does not necessarily mean that there are more disabilities, rather there is more effort to screen, identify, support and include children affected. We currently live in a time where a disabled child is not labeled and set aside, they are given a full range of support both inside and outside of the classroom. The spectrum of resources if vast, covering everything from technology to medical support. In the…

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