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Degrading Stereotypes

Summary: The fact that we stereotype people with such things as class, racism, gender, and disability get in the way of actually seeing the real person.
Americans have a tendency to look at life in a generalization. Some examples of generalized statements we make would be: "You're like that group." or "That is what they all do." We have become so prone to stereotyping people whether we admit it or not. The fact that we stereotype people with such things as class, racism, gender, and disability get in the way of actually seeing the real person. Stereotypes of people with disabilities might not be the most vibrant, but they are still there. We still make generalizations about people with disabilities. Just like any other generalization, stereotypes of people with disabilities are emotionally degrading for the society and for the individual.

One stereotype of people with disabilities is they have a poor quality of life. This idea of a poor quality of life can be taken a step further. The idea that being disabled or...

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