Another View of Ableism

s.e. smithOp Ed4 Comments

Profile photo of s.e. smith

s.e. smith

s.e. smith is a disability rights activist and writer based in Northern California who enjoys ranting about Glee, acquiring useless factoids, and fomenting class war.
Profile photo of s.e. smith

Latest posts by s.e. smith (see all)

The Oxford English Dictionary records the first usage of the word ‘ableism’ in 1981. It’s highly probable that disability rights activists have been using this word much longer; many people are surprised to learn that disability rights activism has a history dating to the 1800s, that people with disabilities have been challenging discrimination against us for a very long time, … Read More

s.e. smithAnother View of Ableism