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Culture –
1. A society’s structure of feeling its lived manners, habits, morals, values, beliefs, & the learned atmosphere of behavior and of itself
2. institution, symbols, ideologies, politics, economics, composes anything about lived experiences
3. Leitners definition is “the way we do things around here”

Diversity -
1. the uniqueness of all individuals which encompasses different personal attributes, values, and organizational roles.
2. differing from one another
3. Leitners definition is “distinction”

Disability –
1. definitions of disability evolved from historicity (our history has shaped what we think about disability)
2. disability involves 2 aspects, having an ongoing physical or mental condition that society views as unusual or that discrimination occurs b/c of the difference

Ableism –
1. persons who view people with disabilities as inferior

Stereotypes of society
1. medical model
a. they are broken and need to be fixed
2. moral model
b. disability is linked to sin or blessings
3. social model
c. page 15 the social set up of our structures disables a person
4. materialist perspective
d. people w/ disabilities are discrimination again b/co f economic setup
5. post modern perspective
e. we are all connected and disability is another part of human manifestation

What are some socially acceptable disabilities:
2. visual impairment
3. hearing impairment
4. diabetes
5. epilepsy (with medication)
6. MS
7. Depression
8. Aspersers

What are some socially unacceptable disabilities
1. alcoholism
2. cerebral palsy
3. HIV Aids
4. severe mental retardation
5. mental illness

Page25, even in nations where legally defined civil rights have developed, disability remains at the periphery of society, as the new legal rights have yet to break established social classifications

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