discrimination

Are Implicit Biases Underlying Negative Impressions of the Disabled?

Implicit Biases Role in Negative Perceptions of the Disabled Implicit biases greatly influence an individual’s perceptions. Such biases are underlying attitudes and associations. These biases have a significant impact on the behavior towards different social groups. While preferences related to race, gender, and other characteristics are commonly addressed, it is crucial to explore the realm […]

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Ableism in the USA

Ableism in the USA Estimates published by the world bank report that approximately one billion people experience some form of disability worldwide. This number amounts to 15% of the global population. In the USA, 61 million people – or 1-in-4 adults – live with a disability. Many of these disabled are subjected to ableism. Despite

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