This paper details a study conducted on college students with disabilities regarding their use of available disability services and accommodations. It is widely known that disability holds a negative stigma in society, and often individuals with recognized disabilities refuse the resources available to them because of this stigma. This particular study analyzed the specific reasons […]Read more "Reading Response 3: Marshak et al."
In this reading, Dolmage argues that societal views on disability are flawed and for the most part negative, and a primary source for these ‘disability myths’ is popular culture and media. The author presents eleven different common myths perpetuated by media and popular culture, and describes how these myths aren’t simply a feature of fictional […]Read more "Reading Response 1"