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Disabling Environments Backbone of lecture. Not very detailed (she was all over the place for this lecture) but gives general idea and some definitions.

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Social Science
SOSC 2150
Lykke Dela Cour

Disabling Environmentsdefining disabilityWHO impairment in bodily structure or function involving an anomaly defect or loss or other significant deviation from certain generally accepted population standardscritiques of defnnormalizing humansdisabilities can be physical mental psychiatric LDmost disabilities are invisible fibromyalgia chronic fatigue syndromehigher rates of disability amongst lower income women 85 of women in 80s have a disability such as arthritisacquired disabilities come on later in life due to viral infection or accident medical model of disability v social model of disabilityMedical model of disabilityimpairment produces disability pathologyabnormalitymedical intervention rehabilitationdisabledpatientsonus on individual to adapt to societypost WWII more people with disabilities around and vietnam war addictions PTS physical disabilities Large number helped with rise of disability rights movement social model of disabilitysociety produced disabilityits a social construction Not the wheel chair that
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