Disrupting Ableism: Understanding The Nature Of Disability Oppression And Its Outcomes In Society June 29th noon - 1:00 What is "ableism" and what does it mean to "disrupt" it? Learn about ableism, how discrimination against people with disabilities is embedded into our language and culture, and how professionals and families can become allies for disability justice. Register here Priya Lalvani, PhD
Dr. Priya Lalvani is a professor at Montclair State University. She teaches courses in disability studies and is the coordinator for the Graduate Programs in Inclusive Education. She holds a Ph.D. in developmental psychology. Through her research, she seeks to confront ableism in schools and society, and to problematize the practice of segregated education for many students with disabilities in schools.