Making connections: the relevance of the social model of disability for people with learning difficulties

@article{Chappell2001MakingCT,
  title={Making connections: the relevance of the social model of disability for people with learning difficulties},
  author={Anne Chappell and Dan Goodley and Rebecca Lawthom},
  journal={British Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  year={2001},
  volume={29},
  pages={45-50}
}
Summary The present paper explores the social model of disability and its significance for people with learning difficulties. The authors argue that, while the social model has been adopted as an explicit framework for analysis by many people with physical and sensory impairments, its impact on people with learning difficulties, and the non-disabled people who write about them or research with them has been much less marked. In the first part of the present paper, the authors examine why the… 
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