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Crip Camp: Language, Power and Ableism Lesson


This 4-part lesson introduces the concept of ableism and emphasizes the importance of intersectionality to disability justice. Part 1 focuses on the  way that language is always changing and evolving and wraps with a Group Agreement on rules for forthcoming discussion. Part 2 helps students understand and define ableism and connect it with other forms of oppression and discrimination. Part 3 explores the difference between intention and impact of decisions and actions. Part 4 offers participants the opportunity to discuss the power of language and specifically the ways that communities may reclaim words that have been used in hurtful ways against them.



Crip Camp Lesson 4 (1).pdf

Lesson Plan
August 2, 2022
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