Crip Theory

Don’t really know what ableism means? Maybe you don’t understand the different models of disability or just stuck on how to explain spoon theory. Then you’ve come to the right place. Here you will find all the information behind crip theory.

  • The Data Gap That’s Killing Us

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    the data gap that's killing us

    We all know about the gender pay gap but how much do you know about the data gap? 

    In science the white straight male is used as the ‘average’ human. He’s the reason why supermarket shelves are built too tall for most people or why in a car accident you are 47% more likely to get seriously injured (more on this later). He is used as the starting point for all science and it’s seriously affecting everyone else. ⁠

    If we looked at the world as 100 people, it would be a 50/50 split of men and woman and 80% of those people would be non white and 20% white. So what we are using as the ‘average’ would only represent 10% of the population!⁠

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  • Episode 4 – Ableism

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    What is ableism and how does it apply to me? This weeks guest, Nina from @Nina_Tame talks all things ableism. From how we deal with it while out and about to unpacking internalised ableism and the work we have to do when we first become disabled.

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