Module 2 – Non-discrimination

2.3 Deep Dive on Non-discrimination

Discriminatory practices against persons with disabilities can lead to the underutilization of their potential and limited or ineffective participation in society. Stigma and discrimination can adversely affect the dignity, confidence, and mental health of persons with disabilities.

Essential Questions

As you move through this module, consider the following questions:

  • What are some of the primary causes of discrimination?
  • What are implicit biases?
  • What is disability mainstreaming and why is it important?