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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion : Ability

A growing resource for Faculty and Staff at Northfield Mount Hermon


A person with dark skin sits in a wheelchair. They are holding hands with a lighter skinned person who is wearing a hijab and has an amputated leg and arm

Image by Micah Bazant & Sins Invalid

"Ableism is the process of favoring, fetishizing, and building the world around a mostly imagined, idealized body while discriminating against those bodies perceived to move, see, hear, process, operate, look, or need differently from the vision"  Rebekah Taussing from Sitting Pretty 

Introductory videos

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