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Cultural (Mis)representations of Disabilities

Lessons learned from the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) By Michael Abbott The Tropes Trap: Cultural (Mis)Representations of Disability Presented by Margaret Camp – University of South Carolina Upstate Trope is a stigma, stereotype, pigeonholes, or narrative Media forms public perception Perception affects actions and treatment Media is absorbed and replicated Stereotypes are… Continue reading Cultural (Mis)representations of Disabilities

Thoughts from Counselors

Staff Spotlight Series: Brandi Willis Schreiber, Program Director

“There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” – Henri David Thoreau Those who know me know my appreciation for bits of wisdom – like Thoreau’s – which give me something upon which to contemplate and… Continue reading Staff Spotlight Series: Brandi Willis Schreiber, Program Director