What is culture? One definition of culture is that it is a system or domain from which individuals gather roots and form values. Janet Bennett defines it as the shared beliefs, values, and behaviors of a community of interacting people. Both of these definitions of culture would suggest that people must take stock of who they are, where they come from, and how their beliefs have been formed, not only about themselves but also about those who are different.

This entry defines the concept of disability and suggests the notion that people with disabilities can be considered a culture group. It provides a discussion of the challenges and barriers for people with disabilities in social situations and in the workplace. Following is an explanation of the ...

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