THIS IS THE BASIC INTRODUCTION AND TOPIC PAGE FOR THE DISABILITY AND IDENTITY SECTION.
In these sessions you will learn…
- Understand that disabilities take many different forms, both visible and invisible.
- Learn the appropriate ways to talk about people with disabilities.
- Understand the role of disability as a part of identity.
- Learn and investigate how intersectional identities should be acknowledged and addressed in a library setting.
Identity: the many ways we describe who we are.
Disability Identity: is a person’s sense-of-self as a person with a disability.
Intersectionality: describes how different aspects of identity intersect and can result in multiple forms of inequality or disadvantage compounding.