Strategies, theories, actions and practices that challenge and counter ableism, inequalities, prejudices and discrimination based on developmental, emotional, physical or psychiatric (dis)ability. Simmons.libguides.com
Ableism – “The pervasive system of discrimination and exclusion that oppresses people who are differently abled, including differences in mental, cognitive, emotional and/or physical abilities, through attitudes, actions or institutional policies”
“A form of discrimination or prejudice against individuals with physical, mental or developmental disabilities that is characterized by the belief that these individuals need to be fixed or cannot function as full members of society”
Castañeda, R., & Peters, M. L. (2000). Ableism. In M. Adams, W. J. Blumenfled, R. Castañeda, H. W. Hackman, M. L. Peters, & X. Zúñiga (Eds.), Readings for diversity and social justice (pp. 319–323). New York: Routledge.
Acceptance, Binary Thinking, Discrimination (overt discrimination, unequal treatment, systematic discrimination), employment equity, equality, equity, inclusive education
Other terms (need definitions): disability, dis/ability, person first language, accommodation, accessibility, ADA
(Some definitions in: Inclusive Language Handbook )