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    I Chose Social Work

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    made me think about why I chose social work as my major. I remember when I was younger seeing someone being mistreat and abuse this made me very angry I decided to take action and reported this kind of behavior. Reading this articles made me think about the unfortunate experience that I had to go through, I was not surprise that during the ancient era parents will neglect and abuse their children.From what I know is that if a parent had a child with disabilities many were ashamed and prefer…

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    Certificate III in Community Welfare, or similar, or willingness to complete this within first 2 years of employment. As a requirement to obtain competency in Certificate III in Disability, I am more willing to undertake training to develop knowledge and practical skills in the industry to merit my employability with Life Without Barriers. I am enthused and fully committed to work and study within two years of commencement of employment with Life Without Barriers. A current Senior First Aid…

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    it was specifically, I was well aware of my epilepsy for more than a decade before I sought help. The major reason was to avoid obtaining a label, as I believed it would have affected my schooling and future life. Similarly, many students with disabilities also hide their condition from others, similarly to avoid disclosing their label (Erevelles & Minear 2010, p. 136; Peters 2010, p. 595). In accordance to my belief, research has shown that teachers do not see the inclusion of disabled children…

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    Chapter 10 discusses disability in the workplace by two Essays, and one Case Study. The first essay discusses the Drugstore Walgreens, and how they have a large amount of employees who have a disability, specifically cognitive ones and some who suffer from autism. Currently their center in South Carolina has 400 employees with disabilities. They are planning to open a center in Windsor, CT that will double the amount of disabled employs to make the number 800. This minority group is very common…

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    Elizabeth Moon’s Challenge the Way People Perceive Disability “Speed of Dark” by Elizabeth Moon, is a novel that not only shares with us of how one copes with a disability but how they are perceived differently by others. Some nondisabled people do not empathize with disabled people and the challenges they face while others show compassion and see them as a real person. Nondisabled people do not take the time to educate themselves and understand the disability to enable them to offer support…

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    Disability Culture

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    history of disability culture was greatly misunderstood, and inturpeted as a sin brought upon by the family as a form of punishment for their wrongdoing. Covey had stated in (Adams, 2013) that, “ Disability was percieved through a religious lens and considered an unchangeable condition that resulted from sin (p. 462).” This being said, it automatically gave those with a type of handicap a negative view. (Adams, 2013)“The word handycapped emerged in England from people with disabilities who used…

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    positive or negative attitudes regarding people with disabilities participating in intramural sports. This study will examine which disabilities college students feel fall under the umbrella term “people with disabilities”. When determining UNCW students attitudes about people with disabilities participating in intramural sports, the study will examine if students feel differently about people with physical disabilities versus cognitive disabilities. There are two main issues related to this…

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    Ableism In Literature

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    people existed in countless amounts of works of literature. Although the ableism in television and film is incredibly prevalent today- it is built off of the hundreds of years of creative work that depicts people with physical, mental, and cognitive disabilities as an object used to produce certain emotions from audience. It is a common practice to tell a person offended by this ableism to not read, watch, or listen to these pieces of work- but it is not that simple. Ableism in literature and…

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    Edward Bloor's Tangerine

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    people with disabilities is the lowest power I can think of .” Everyone is unique and has their own differences. One difference in some people is a disability. A disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. People think that those who have disabilities are dumb and deaf. Since people think their deaf they often talk bad in front of them and criticize them. People with disabilities may actually be smarter than people without disabilities.…

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    Before the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, children with disabilities were not acknowledged in the educational setting. This act has been revised many times to ensure that exceptional people will be provided with the best possible education along with their average peers. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act allows students to learn in the least restrictive environment (LRE), to ensure that they are comfortable and able to actively learn (Zigmond, 1). This environment…

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