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5.4: Conclusion

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    When we recognize that disability is a social construct that has been used historically and culturally in the United States to marginalize and justify oppression, we cannot only use this reimagining in how we interact with disabled people but also with families of children with disabilities. In pushing back against the systems and structures which have been used to uphold hegemony and thus continue to oppress marginalized groups, we open up new possibilities for collaborating with families, both specifically around disability and in a much broader sense.

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