By Chris HaleWhat's lived adventure on the intersection of privilege and incapacity? extra in particular, what are the reviews of privileged mom and dad of a kid with incapacity? How does their kid's incapacity impression their efforts to breed their virtue? those and different questions encouraged the study on which this ebook is predicated. The plight of bad and marginalized mom and dad of youngsters with disabilities has acquired significant scholarly awareness but the stories in their opposite numbers on the contrary finish of the socioeconomic spectrum have garnered scant observe. for fogeys on the backside rung of society, their kid's incapacity turns into another compounding marker of oppression. for fogeys of ability and impact, incapacity represents an ontological contradiction. whereas they're oppressors, in that they take advantage of inequitable and oppressive social buildings, also they are oppressed via ableism and different structures of societal bias. The fabricated from an ethnographic case examine, this booklet trains a phenomenological lens at the lived adventure of this contradiction. The members during this study are privileged city mom and dad of a 14-year-old boy with dyslexia. Their account of the struggles they confronted over the 3 years their son spent in a mainstream deepest tuition is the focal point of research and dialogue. regardless of their efforts, together with lavish charges of financial and cultural capital, the college community's responses to the kid's incapacity and next educational failure ended in iterated enactments of symbolic and actual segregation and eventual banishment. Their son's dyslexia threatened the collective funding in normality, his educational failure threatened the underlying assumptions of education, and his mom and dad' advocacy challenged the symbolic authority of college execs.