Normalcy, Intersectionality and Ableism: Teaching About and Around ‘Inclusion’ to Future Educators
We talk about teaching university students about inclusion in schools and universities.
We began by focusing our teaching on disabled children and other ‘groups’ such as children of colour.
However, this did not work very well. Our students wrote essays that focused on the differences between disabled and non-disabled people.
We changed our teaching to focus on the problems caused by an unfair society. This has worked better.
We also include disabled people’s personal stories in our teaching.
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