Disability studies

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  • Social Model Of Disability Study

    Warnock was striving to achieve a social model of disability which recognises that the limiting factor for disabled people in achieving their potential is being included effectively, rather than their inability to fit into pre-existing structures (Cole, 2008). Linked to this is the ever more widely held view that the provision, in all areas of society, received by disabled people should be based upon legislation that governs human rights (Hodkinson and Vickerman, 2009). The rights-based model of disability aims to empower disabled people and hold public institutions and structures accountable for implementing provisions of sufficient quality and in sufficient quantity to meet their human-rights responsibility (Handicap International, 2014).…

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  • College Students With Disabilities Case Study

    Based on the challenges discussed in the articles “College Students and Learning Disability: Elements of Self-Style,” by Trojano, P. and “Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education: Barriers to success and Implications for Professionals,” by Johnson, A. my assumptions on how students with disabilities interact in a “partying” environment on campus are: 1. Iowa State University is a public university who has to abide by the Rehabilitation Act. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of…

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  • Individuals With Disabilities: A Case Study

    Once a month I volunteer at a program for adult with disabilities. The program is designed for the volunteers and the participants to get together once a month, either at a group activity or on their own. Activities are determined by the program’s staff and have included making flowers out of paper, a cooking class, trips to restaurants, and playing board games. Recently the program staff contacted me and suggested that the woman I am partnered up with, Ros, and I spend our time together doing…

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  • Case Study Of Learning Disability

    it is clear that, Richard is a person with a learning disability and he realised to have confused feeling toward relationships. When he was a teenager he started to have gay feelings. Also because of learning disability and being a gay he felt very different from others and he felt cannot share his secret with anyone. Obviously LGBT people who have learning disability have the same needs, hopes and fears as other. Sometimes these may be expressed or communicated in a different way, but their…

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  • Biopsychosocial Model Of Disability Case Study

    Intro Health as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (website #1). The definition of disability is not quite so straight forward. Over the last 25 years there have been many different attempts to define disability using different frameworks. The medical model views disability as a condition that is caused by a specific diseases or impairment, which is then assumed to…

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  • Code Of Ethics In Disability Study

    organizations because it acts as a tool to achieve the desirable results and to succeed while holding its members accountable. I have witnessed firsthand the importance of code of ethics in the disability services sector as I worked in its field, and it can impact individuals with disabilities directly. Throughout my course of study, I have also learned how our society has influenced the lives of people with disabilities. In the past, such individuals were treated unfairly and perceived as…

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  • Case Study Of Disability In The Workplace

    Chapter 10 discusses disability in the workplace by two Essays, and one Case Study. The first essay discusses the Drugstore Walgreens, and how they have a large amount of employees who have a disability, specifically cognitive ones and some who suffer from autism. Currently their center in South Carolina has 400 employees with disabilities. They are planning to open a center in Windsor, CT that will double the amount of disabled employs to make the number 800. This minority group is very common…

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  • Disability Support Worker: A Case Study

    Introduction We can define professional as someone who “exhibits a courteous, conscientious and generally businesslike manner in the workplace” (Saskatchewan Polytechnic, 2015, p. 1). We as Disability Support Workers are known as professionals in our field. (Saskatchewan Polytechnic, 2015, p.1). In class, Darrell describes that a piece of paper or certificate is not enough to describe us as professionals, it is a shopping bag of resources and research that will help us to become…

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  • Case Study: The Tennessee Disabilities Coalition

    The Interview The Tennessee Disabilities Coalition (TDC) is a collection of various nonprofit organizations that have come together in order to aid both disabled children and adults improve on their lives. Originating from an informal volunteers and groups of individuals performing community service, TDC was formalized in 1988 and received its first major grant in 1989 from the Tennessee Developmental Disabilities Council. Since then, it has been steadily building up into the major support for…

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  • Developmental Disability Case Study

    Populations that deal with increasing vulnerability to health disparities and may withstand increased barriers when receiving primary care are individuals with developmental disabilities. There are approximately 54 million people in the United States that have some type of medical, developmental, or physical disability (Buttaro, Trybulski, Bailey, & Sandberg-Cook, 2013). These disabling conditions may range from physical, emotional, or mental limitations. The physical impairments can include…

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