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Social model of disability

Most people would agree that disabled people have fewer opportunities in society than non-disabled people. The way that people in society try to change this depends on what they believe is the cause of this lack of opportunity.

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There are two different ways of thinking about disability in society. These are:

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Medical model

Social model

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We believe that changing society to make it more equal will benefit everybody.

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