Implicit bias

Implicit or unconscious bias leads to microaggressions, attitudinal barriers, and discrimination. Unconscious biases toward disabilities are pervasive and influence negative attitudes, words, and behaviors that exclude people with disabilities. We have found the following resources that are helpful to increase awareness and minimize biases:

Yale University Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning

Awareness of Implicit Biases

Inclusive Classroom Climate

 

University of Washington DO-IT 

How does unintended or unconscious bias affect students with disabilities?

 

ABA Commission on Disability Rights 

Implicit Biases & People with Disabilities (PDF)

 

Office of Organizational Learning and Development

Inclusivity Resources: DEI Courses from LinkedIn (LinkedIn login required)

These LinkedIn courses focus on racism. However, the content is well applicable to ableism.