This blog is part of the requirements for the subject – Critical Issues in Dis/ability – which is the part of the Master of Special Education at the University of Ballarat.
The assignment asks for the development of an Annotated Resource File. This requires maintaining a watching brief on the media, professional development, issues raised in class, and so on , in relation to dis/ability, ableism and inclusion. Between 7-10 of these popular culture article/pieces must be annotated to demonstrate some consideration of the following points: inclusion/access; key themes; target audience; media strategies; misleading or disempowering information; social/soietal implications (stereotypes, positions of power, misconceptions, access, living standards) and media representations of disability. The annotated articles are highlighted with a *