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6.5: Lecture Outline for Part V

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  • Minority Studies: A Brief Text: Suggested Lecture Material for Part V—Disability

    1. Define disability and discuss the major forms it takes.
      1. Physical versus cognitive disability
      2. Disability in everyday life tasks
      3. Disability of mobility
      4. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
    2. Discuss stereotypes concerning the disabled.Discuss Irving Goffman’s Stigma
      1. Discuss the historical time period and background of the theory
      2. Discuss Goffman’s abominations of the body
    3. Discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    4. Use the Internet to find and display statistical socioeconomic data concerning disabilities and the disabled in the United States.
    5. Use the Internet to find and display statistical information concerning the current legal status of the disabled in the United States.
    6. Use the Internet to find and display information about US Supreme Court decisions concerning the disabled.