Using the americans with disabilities act (ADA) as a tool for helping social work faculty develop cultural competence in the area of disability
This article develops the theme of the importance of viewing disability as a part of cultural diversity. The ADA is offered as a tool for helping social work faculty develop cultural competence in the area of disability. Particular emphasis is placed on affirmative approaches for increasing the number of students with disabilities in social work programs. Teaching social work faculty and support staff about disability etiquette is offered with examples of various disabilities. The article encourages social work programs to offer training on disabilities for faculty and support staff. © 2001, Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
School of Social Work
Academic accommodation, ADA, Americans with disabilities act, Cultural competence, Disability, Disability culture, Discrimination, Diversity, Diversity training, Rehabilitation act of 1973, Social work education
Pardeck, John T. "Using the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a tool for helping social work faculty develop cultural competence in the area of disability." The clinical supervisor 20, no. 1 (2001): 113-125.