Some Same but Different: Unlearning the Concept of Disability

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Some Same but Different: Unlearning the Concept of Disability

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The book exemplifies how working with leads to a product that can help create an inclusive academic environment. The author worked with 7 students with disabilities to better understand their successes and struggles within higher education. Together, they explore the social construct of disability and offer ways on how to unlearn this learned concept. Guiding exercises and thought-provoking ideas challenge the reader to investigate his/her own attitudes and beliefs. In addition, the book offers guidelines on how students and instructors can engage one another in constructive dialogue across difference. This book is applicable across a broad array of courses and disciplines.

ISBN

146522680X, 9781465226808

Publication Date

10-26-2011

Publisher

Kendall Hunt Publishing

Disciplines

Communication

Some Same but Different: Unlearning the Concept of Disability

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