Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze

Briefly, deficit ideologyBriefly, deficit ideology is a worldview that explains and justifies outcome inequalities— standardized test scores or levels of educational attainment, for example—by pointing to supposed deficiencies within disenfranchised individuals and… is a worldview that explains and justifies outcome inequalities- standardized test scores or levels of educational attainment, for example-by pointing to supposed deficienciesContinue reading “Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze”

Fundamental Attribution Error and Harm Reduction Theater

Over on my personal blog, I wrote about “Fundamental Attribution ErrorThe Fundamental Attribution Error is that we overestimate the power of the person and underestimate the power of the situation.Student Culture and Learning: What’s the Connection? Lee Ross defined FAE… and Harm Reduction Theater”, two fixtures of our disability journey. Lee Ross defined FAEThe FundamentalContinue reading “Fundamental Attribution Error and Harm Reduction Theater”

Fundamental Attribution Error and the Conquering Gaze from Nowhere

FAEThe Fundamental Attribution Error is that we overestimate the power of the person and underestimate the power of the situation.Student Culture and Learning: What’s the Connection? Lee Ross defined FAE… attitudes and the “conquering gaze from nowhere” are rife in our systems, particularly education and healthcare. They are often leveled by straight, white, abled, neurotypicalTheContinue reading “Fundamental Attribution Error and the Conquering Gaze from Nowhere”