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The Social Model of Disability

One of the key factors underpinning the Social Model of Disability is the distinction made between a person’s impairment and their disability.

Social Model of Disability

Historically, the Medical Model of Disability is used, and it is this model that is challenged by Suffolk Coalition.

Medical Model of Disability

Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People does not agree with the Medical Model of Disability. Instead, we follow the Social Model of Disability.