Ableism (able + ism) is apparent in many interactions between people. While driving on a road having a posted limit of 60 KPH, I was traveling slower since I expected a red light to soon appear ahead of me. The driver behind me - at that point stopped due to the red light - hollered that no car should be driving less than the posted limit. I explained, "60 is the maximum speed. You shouldn't do more than the…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on July 16, 2016 at 6:27am — No Comments
I have always had a great interest in how businesses organize in order to get things done. Here I raise some discussion points intended to stimulate debate.
Principle of Systemic Domains
Not that long ago, I was completing a graduate degree in “critical” disability studies. The critical part deserves to be in quotations since it is probably subject to interpretation and all sorts of misinterpretation. I am going to suggest that in critical…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on March 8, 2014 at 8:15am — No Comments
A prominent discrimination case in Canada involves a firefighter named Tawney Meiorin. Meiorin had successfully performed her duties as a firefighter for many years. She lost her job after the introduction of mandatory testing to determine her fitness for the position. The testing measured aerobic capacity, and it was developed in a manner that many would regard as scientific; that is to say, it used a highly quantitative and analytic approach. However,…Continue