SLHS 1010 FINAL EXAM OUTLINE

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SLHS 1010 FINAL EXAM OUTLINE 12 Common Effects of prejudice and discrimination 1. Stereotyping a. An exaggerated belief associated with a category b. they forget the individual c. not supported by fact, just belief d. EX: “CU students just party and are not serious” 2. Role entrapment a. People in power define the roles that another individual can assume b. Typically inferior and undesirable roles c. Social role entrapment i. Only associate/date/marry other PWD d. Occupational role entrapment i. Certain occupations are ‘approved’ for PWD ii. 4 F’s : work with food, filth, flowers and folding iii. “help your own kind” – PWD should work in disability field 3. Lowered expectations a. PWD should be excused and indulged b. Not capable of being judged against a higher standard c. How do lowered expectations harm PWD? i. Keep someone in an inferior and dependent position ii. Teach PWD they aren’t capable d. EX: praising small achievements when the person is capable of more i. Also includes sheltering and overprotection 4. Lack of privacy a. People cross your boundaries more often i. Ask intrusive questions b. Lack of privacy extends to families too c. Often more people know about your personal life d. EX: hospitalization and institutionalization reduce privacy i. Cocooning – pull blanket over head to gain privacy in group environment 5. Hyper visibility and over-observation a. “having a visible disability means always being noticed” b. PWD are stared at, feel like a spectacle c. Life is an unending public performance 6. Solo Status a. When you are the only person with a particular visible characteristic b. “poster person” – spokesperson for the disability c. Everything you do is interpreted as representing that disability d. Feel responsible for peoples attitudes about others with the disability e. View the person as their category, rather than as an individual 7. Token Status
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a. Viewed as having received all rewards and privileges as a result of disability b. Your achievements are gifts from PWOD and not earned c. Hired because of the disability d. Demeaning and frustrating 8. Infantilization a. People associate a disability with being childlike i. Always in need of management and guidance b. People use ‘motherese’ or child-directed speech to the PWD 9. Paternalism a. Doing what you think is best for someone without consulting the individual b. Guiding and coercing to protect and to serve their best interests c. Some is necessary i. Severe cognitive disability, avoid harm d. Professionals can often be paternalistic e. Safeguards against paternalism i. Informed consent (must be informed of all treatment options and consequences)
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