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    Glossary Entries

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    Ableism Discrimination and prejudice against people with disabilities or people who are perceived as disabled. That is, treating someone differently on the basis of disability or perceived disability.        
    mental models a template or assumption that a person uses to help them quickly understand the world        
    Structural / systemic / institutionalized ableism Ableist narratives, practices, and world views that are so much a part of what people accept as normal that they typically go unnoticed or are presumed as facts of reality.        
    theoretical foundation an explanation of how something works        
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