Why Inclusion Matters (My Past, the Present, and Future of Inclusion)
There are around 54 million persons with disabilities, either sensory, cognitive, and/or physical disabilities, in the United States today. Despite this large population, these individuals still find themselves belonging to one of the most excluded groups in the nation. The United States and the world at large has a poor track record of providing equal opportunity, care, and access to persons with disabilities. I argue this is largely due to the fact that our society sets up social barriers that exclude persons with disabilities from common social circles which leads to a disparity in the treatment ...
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