CHS 360 Notes, Week 1
CHS 360 Notes, Week 1 CHS 360
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Shelby Sauer on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CHS 360 at University of Nevada Reno taught by Dr. Robin Dunn in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 40 views. For similar materials see Disablility Issues in Health Ecology in Biology, Chemistry, Community Health Sciences, Core Humanities, Nutrition at University of Nevada Reno.
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Date Created: 09/21/16
CHS 360 Section 1: Beginning Definitions Note: Anything that is highlighted was specifically noted by Professor Dunn that it will be on the exam! So know these! What is a visible disability? A disability with symptoms you can see. What is an invisible disability? A disability with symptoms we cannot see. Acquired Disability: a disability that is gained in life, not one that you are born with. Disabilit : It is the inability or significantly reduced ability to perform one or more major life activities. Major Life Activitie : Sleeping, eating, walking, seeing, hearing, standing, working, thinking, communicating, speaking, reading, concentrating, breathing, bending, caring for oneself, lifting and performing manual tasks. *A disability can be temporary!!! People First Language: Puts the person before the disability. Ex: “disabled adults” vs “adults with disabilities” PWD: Person with a Disability Identity First Language: Used mostly in the autistic community. Be aware of Identity First Language! But also keep the individual in mind. ****Mental retardation is no longer an eligible term**** Inspiration Porn: objectification of one group of people for the benefit of another. This makes people with disabilities seem less than, like they are an unable being. It congratulates people with disabilities for doing routine tasks that are simple. Disability is commercialized, abilities are undervalued.
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