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Ableism to Disability Pride: Transformation Model

Published: 2021-07-05
Author: Michael Sugarman MSW - Phred Swain-Sugarman Peer Advocate | Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)

Synopsis: Moving from ableism to disability pride is not simple as the world does not shift from discrimination to inclusivity overnight but with perseverance and courage we can move toward personal and systemic change. The American Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations and government programs. Disability Pride celebrates the disability rights and independent living movements, culture, diversity and encourage recognition by the broader community.

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Moving from ableism to disability pride is not simple.The world does not miraculously shift from discrimination to inclusivity overnight. Ableism to Disability Pride: Transformation Model recognizes that our journeys are not linear; we progress and regress. We may go through the same phase multiple times and/or different phases simultaneously. However, with perseverance and courage we can move toward personal and systemic change.

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Cite This Page (APA): Michael Sugarman MSW - Phred Swain-Sugarman Peer Advocate. (2021, July 5). Ableism to Disability Pride: Transformation Model. Disabled World. Retrieved May 22, 2022 from www.disabled-world.com/disability/publications/ableism-pride.php