ableism

noun

  • Civil Rights Law
  • Human Rights

Definitions of ableism

  • discrimination against people who have disabilities of some kind

    Recently, disability research and research has become more mindful of the wider processes of ableism.

Phrase Bank for ableism

  • We also acknowledge that ableism affects a variety of communities and individuals.

  • Though their experiences are undoubtedly distinct from individuals with physical disabilities, people with non-apparent disabilities certainly face ableism as well.

  • This form of ableism may even cause individuals physical harm.

  • People with psychiatric disabilities are disproportionately victims of police brutality because of ableism.