Unformatted text preview: He was attempting to ward of the stereotyping of people that think just because somebody is in a wheelchair, then they are not as capable of completing a certain task that someone without a disability is. This is a false cognitive belief, and the wheelchair-bound dog says that his new favorite quote is “watch me.” A third ad displayed discrimination and prejudice. It was of a chameleon that was “bullied in school” because of his lack of peripheral vision. He said he was hit in the side of the head and made fun of as a child because of his disability. However, he points out, that he developed a keener sense of smell and hearing to make up for his shortcomings. This is true of people with disabilities. They often compensate for facets that they lack in other areas. And of course, it is never right to pick on someone because of a handicap....
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- Spring '09
- Prejudice, Wheelchair, Disability rights movement, female bunny rabbit