Ear readers, press play to listen to this page. able·ism /ˈābəˌlizəm/ noun A system of assigning value to people’s bodies and minds based on societally constructed ideas of normalcy, productivity, desirability, intelligence, excellence, and fitness. These constructed ideas are deeply rooted in eugenicsEugenics is the scientifically inaccurate theory that humans can be improved through selective breeding … Continue reading Ableism