Resource: How we talk about disability matters – Understanding models of disability

DARU – update 25th March.

New – This information sheet introduces the concept of human rights and demonstrates why the human rights model is the most useful framework in advancing the rights of people with disability. It builds on, and extends the social model of disability, highlighting the shortfalls and key differences. It further explains why the medical and charitable models of disability are not consistent with human rights principles.

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