A Brief Discussion of Disability & Stigma in the United States

The main culprit in the movement toward the institutionalization of the disability community was social attitudes. People simultaneously thought of disabled people as equal parts incapable of running their own lives, in need of protection, and dangerous to the public (IL Media, 2013). In years past, people also had fewer educational resources to understand and adequately treat distressing symptoms. Lack of understanding leads to fear. In the popular comics and 90’s TV series X-men, Jubilee has been kicked out of her home due to being a mutant. She…

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