Did you know that one in seven people in the world has a disability?
Find out why “Disability The Basics” by Tom Shakespeare has transformed the way I think about Disability.
Here are some key messages from this episode
- The difference between Disability and Impairment
- How Society Disables People
- The importance of People first
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode
The Disability Paradox
“There’s a perception that the lives of people with disabilities are completely undesirable, however the author said that data revealed that people with disabilities consistently report a quality of life as good as and sometimes better than people non disabled people.”
The Social Model of Disability
“some people have physical impairments, but it’s society through exclusion, through stigma, through oppression that makes people disabled”
The Thriving Disabled People’s Movement
“I was ashamed to say that I knew next to nothing about the disabled people’s movement. Described as the last liberation movement, it’s been inspired by previous movements like Civil rights”
Here are some resources so you can go deeper
Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey: