San Diego State University Disability As a Means of Innovation Paper

Question Description

For this assignment, investigate the following topic:The Straw Ban

Background:
There is great debate around the subject of straws and their impact on the environment. Within this debate have emerged unique perspectives of people in the disability community.

Required Format

  • Responses must be in paragraph format underneath respective question or section.
  • 1” margins
  • 12-point font
  • Double-spaced
  • 2-page minimum

Required Content

  • Introduction – 1 point

A paragraph giving an overview of what you have researched and plan on presenting in your paper.

  • 3 References & Summaries – 6 points

Write a paragraph summarizingeach reference (3 paragraphs total) and the main points or arguments made with reference. Include the website link to the readings, blogs, and/or online videos you utilized in your inquiry.

  • Class Connections – 1 point

In 1-2 paragraphs, make the connection between 2 of the following fundamental areas and how they relate to this topic:

  • Ableism
  • Social Model of Disability
  • Accessibility
  • Accommodations
  • Assistive technology
  • Inspiration porn
  • Disability rights
  • Respectful language
  • Intersectionality

Reflection – 1 point
In 1-2 paragraphs reflect on the following prompts:

  • I used to think that…
  • Why did you think that?
  • Now I think that…
  • Why do you think that now?
  • What changed in your thinking?
  • Closing – 1 point

In 1 paragraph, explain how disability is a tool or a means of innovation? How has the straw ban debate evolved toward new possibilities as a result of disability representation? Or how has it not evolved toward new possibilities? Explain.