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    illusion of bio-medical. They need to be more sympathetic to social-economic. With labels changed and…

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    Physical and mental impairments are key concerns in regard to many facets of society and policy making today. Various aspects of everyday life of people with disabilities are influenced by models of disability in particular the medical and the social discourse of incapacity. This essay will focus on analysing the two models as well as explaining the ideology behind both of them. In addition, it will provide illustrative examples for each approach. Furthermore, this essay will elaborate on the…

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    paved Canadian disability rights legislation to evolve through the lens of a human rights advocacy approach. The Canadian Human Rights Act and provincial human rights codes prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities. Conversely, the Equality Rights Section (section 15) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees people with disabilities equal access and protection before and under the law. Though, acknowledging the barriers that persons with disabilities have tackled…

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    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 cause a diminished state of health (Art #5 PP). By way of contrast the social model of disability is…

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    The medical model of disability is a model which identifies the impairment of a disabled person as the problem, of which, the aim is to fix or cure this impairment by means of medical professionals whereas the social model of disability is a model which identifies that society creates barriers in the environment that do not allow disabled people from participating fully and equally to those who are able bodied and looking at ways that can remove these barriers for disabled people. This essay…

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    This study will define the subjective forms of medical and social discrimination that are imposed on people with disabilities due to being considered a “minority group.” The dispute over the social circumstances of disabilities has often been framed through the traditional “social model” or “minority” to define discrimination, but the majority of ‘able-bodied” persons tend to create the policies and rules for protecting the rights of disabled people. However, the argument that impairment and…

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    Social constructionism states that knowledge and meaning cannot exist outside of a social context. All our thoughts and beliefs, all that we know, has already been socially constructed. Thus we cannot know or understand things objectively, independently of social constraints. Further in regard to humans nothing can exist outside of society. When considering self-identity there is no objective or essential version of the self to reflect on, rather people construct a series of beliefs that…

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    Image 2 below supports this as is shows a child with a disability such as being in a wheelchair should be involved with the group and have the same opportunities, and be able to make a difference just as much as a child without a disability or additional needs. They should feel respected and have a sense of belonging within a group and everyone should be supportive instead of dismissive. Over the last few years, two ‘models’ or ‘approaches’ have been put forward and are currently present…

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    to aid individuals in setting and achieving their goals. The field has a spectrum of subfields that facilitate the client in fulfilling their needs across the lifespan. In the mental health profession, the most general practice is the bio-psych-social model used to understand the client, their surroundings and how they interact with one another. There are other traditional methods of practice that are evidence based that work within the relationship between the professional and client.…

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    In the play Oedipus the King, there were three impairments illustrated. First, when Oedipus was an infant, his knees were pierced and pinned. Second, at the end of the play, when Oedipus discovered the truth, he cut both of his eyes and become a blind. Lastly and most importantly, Teiresias the old blind prophet. It appears to me that blindness was used metaphorically in this play. According to Ian Johnston, Teiresias replied to Oedipus “Those eyes of yours, which now can see so clearly, will be…

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