This essay focuses on social and medical model of disability. Only focus on the social model of disability and the medical model of disability from the PDF I uploaded. You do not need to site but only use the documents I provide.
Considering the social model of disability and the medical mod
Firstly, Only focus on the social model of disability and the medical model of disability from the PDF I upload.
Secondly, You do not need to site but only use the documents I provide.
Thirdly, Follow the rubric.
The social model of disability contrasts with what is call the medical model of disability.
According to the medical model of disability, ‘disability’ is a health condition deal with by medical professionals.
People with disability are think to be different to ‘what is normal’or abnormal. ‘
Disability’ is seen ‘to be a problem of the individual.
From the medical model, a person with disability is in need of being fixed or cure.
From this point of view, disability is a tragedy and people with disability are to be pity.
The medical model of disability is all about what a person cannot do and cannot be.
A social model
A social model perspective does not deny the real of impairment nor its impact on the individual.
However, it does challenge the physical, attitudinal, communication
and social environment to accommodate impairment as an expect incident of human diversity.
The social model seeks to change society in order to accommodate people living with impairment;
In addition, it does not seek to change persons with impairment to accommodate society.
It supports the view that people with disability has a right to be fully participating citizens on an equal basis with others.
People with disability are not “objects” of charity, medical treatment
and social protection but “subjects” with rights, capable of claiming those rights,
able to make decisions for their own lives base on their free and inform consent and be active members of society.