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Self-Determination and Community Life in Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Personal self-determination has been understood as being a causal and conscious agent in one’s life free from unnecessary external influence or interference. This has been influential in intellectual disability (ID) discourse ...
Promoting Disability Literacy in Occupational Therapy Curricula: A Participatory Action Research Approach
Occupational therapy (OT) is lauded as the rehabilitation profession most aligned with disability community perspectives, yet it is also critiqued for perpetuating negative perceptions of disability. Participation in OT ...
Aversive Ableism: Subtle Discrimination and Prejudice Towards Disabled People
In order to examine the complexities of subtle contemporary prejudice this dissertation helps reconceptualize ableism as a spectrum by establishing the viability of the concept of aversive ableism and exploring how explicit ...