Social Model Vs Medical Model In Disability, What's The Difference?
hen we look at disability, there are two very different models used, called the medical and social models of disability. The medical model looks at disability as something that needs to be fixed or changed. Disability is seen as a bad thing, even if it doesn't cause someone pain or harm. The social model of disability says that a person is only disabled because of society’s inaccessibility and the way it treats disability, rather than their difference. Let’s explore the differences between the two models in more detail!