¡Palabra!: Ableism

Ableism: A system of advantage which favors people with “able” bodies, minds, learning abilities, and emotional skills. The pervasive system of oppression that targets people who have mental, emotional, developmental and physical disabilities and privileges people without disabilities. Source: Language Justice Network

Capacitismo: Un sistema de ventajas que favorece a personas “capaces” de mente, cuerpo, capacidades de aprendizaje y habilidades emocionales. Un sistema de opresión que apunta hacia personas de discapacidades mentales, emocionales, de desarrollo y físico, y a su vex favorece a personas sin discapacidades. Fuente: Language Justice Network

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