Complete the definitions of the following words using short sentences like those given below.
ableism the belief that full use of all physical or biological functions is superior; using one’s power or privilege as someone with a full range of abilities to impose restrictions on, invalidate, or hold down someone with a different ability or disability.
androgyny refers to people who have abundant feminine AND masculine qualities.
catastrophizing thinking of the worst possible outcome
institutionalized oppression where the power of institutions is used to support oppressive beliefs or used to reinforce the idea that one way of being is superior to another; to impose restrictions on, limit, or subordinate people of differences.
internalized oppression incorporating or taking on the belief that one’s own specific difference is inferior
minimization perceiving an event in a lesser light than it deserves.
modeling refers to the helper or someone else demonstrating new behaviors for a client to observe and imitate.
polarized thinking interpreting events in an all-or-nothing fashion or categorizing experiences into either/or extremes.