Impostor Syndrome, Stereotype Threat and Disabilities

Stereotype threat is as big of an issue (if not bigger) as impostor syndrome for people with disabilities and other underrepresented minorities

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What is Stereotype threat?

How Stereotype Threat and Impostor Syndrome Intersect

The first problem of any kind of even limited success is the unshakable conviction that you are getting away with something and that any moment now they will discover you — Neil Gaiman

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