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Webinar: Ableism 101
February 6 @ 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ableism 101: Everything you know about disability is (probably) wrong!
In its simplest form, ableism is the belief system that tells us it is better to be non-disabled than it is to be disabled. Ableism also examines disability discrimination on a systemic level by looking at the ways our society designs physically and socially segregated systems.
In this Ableism 101 workshop, we will introduce the basic concepts of ableism and explore how the language we use around disability can either support equality or perpetuate stigma. Participants will be challenged to identify their own unconscious bias around disability. Come learn how to support the disability rights movement in Southwest Michigan.
This webinar will be offered at the following times:
- Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 1:00 to 4:00 PM — Registration is now closed.
- Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM — (Click here to register)
Disability Network Southwest Michigan believes all people deserve full access and inclusion in our programs and services and will make every effort to secure necessary accommodations for participants in our events. Please register as soon as possible if you will require an accommodation to participate.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this webinar, please follow this link to email Miranda or call her at 269-345-1516 x120.