Early Childhood/Special Education Major
Identity Marker I: Ableism
As a white and heterosexual male, I will be the first to say that I am not someone who has directly experienced discrimination against myself. I have, however, seen its effects on people. In many of my special education classes at Millersville University, the oppression of people with severe disabilities has been a huge focus. Along with many people realizing and actively moving further from racism and sexism, there is a growing trend towards becoming more accepting of people with disabilities.