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Rethinking the Disability Experience: Models of Disability Pride is a Course

Rethinking the Disability Experience: Models of Disability Pride

Ended Feb 13, 2021
1 credit

Full course description

Pre-recorded webinar: This webinar provides information about models of disability (medical, social, and neurodiversity models) and how these impact the way we view disability in society.  New ways of thinking about disability as a type of natural human diversity will be illustrated, including the concepts of disability pride, disability identity, and disability as an asset.  Participants will also be provided with resources and ideas to continue professional development in this area.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to

  • Describe the different models of disability and how this impacts our views toward disability.
  • Reframe the disability experience by recognizing the strengths individuals have because of their disability and how these strengths can be utilized in employment settings.
  • Understand the disability rights movement and concept of disability pride.

Presenter: Rachel Stewart