Ep93: The Medical vs Social Model of Disability. Part 1

Updated 10/2023. Like all things in life, there are many perspectives and ways of looking at disability and the social, political, cultural, and economic factors that define it. Two of the main models are the social model and the medical model, which we have a general discussion about today. We will take a deeper dive into the 2 models and how we feel they relate to endometriosis in part 2.

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Disability Impacts All of Us – from the CDC website

The Social Model of Disability – PDF download by Inclusion London

Models of Disability: Types and Definitions – by Disabled World

Social model of disability – by People with Disability Australia

What is Ableism – by Disability and Philanthropy Forum

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