Cameron Hunt McNabb teaches at Eckerd College and her scholarship focuses on early drama, disability studies, and pedagogy. Professor McNabb serves as the editor of the Medieval Disability Sourcebook: Western Europe, an open access edited collection of primary texts that focus on disability in the medieval West.
What is Ableist Language? Every time you write, whether it is an email, an argument for class, or a social media post, you shape the culture around disability, for better or for worse. Your language reflects your perspectives on disability. One way that our culture marginalizes and excludes those with disabilities is by defining “normal” as “able-bodied.” Such a definition...
Published on Jul 20th 2022