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Social Model Vs Medical Model In Disability, What's the Difference?

Social Model vs Medical Model in Disability – What’s The Difference?

Social Model Vs Medical Model In Disability, What’s The Difference? W 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 […]

The Narratives Surrounding Disability

Narrative surrounding disability

The Narratives Surrounding Disability T he media is an incredibly powerful tool and is the shortcut to understanding experiences that are not our own. This is especially true when it comes to disability representation. While this can be a good thing because disabled people are being represented, the issue comes with how we are being […]

What Is Inspiration P*rn?

Not your inspiration!

Not Your Inspiration! I nspiration p⭐rn is a term that was coined in 2012 by disability rights activist Stella Young. This term portrays people with disabilities as inspirational, solely or in part because of their disability and describes how disabled people are often used as motivation for non-disabled people. Stella’s reason for using the term […]

When it comes to chronic illness, why do some people not like the warrior narrative?

When it comes to chronic illness why do some people not like the warrior narrative?

When It Comes To Chronic Illness, Why Do Some People Not Like The Warrior Narrative? W hen we find ourselves in conversations about minor illnesses, even a cold, there is a tendency for people to use the language of war, such as fighting or battling. People with medical conditions are often called “warriors” and under […]