Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

Article: “3 Models Underlying Assumptions About Disability”

“Backlash from disabled people about “The Witches” reveals harmful stereotypes.”

Kathleen Bogart

“Think about your underlying assumptions about disability. What causes disability? What are the sources of and solutions to disability-related challenges? Experts categorize ways of thinking about disability into three general models: moralmedical, or social (Olkin & Pledger, 2003). Our beliefs about disability are reflected in and perpetuated by media depictions.” Continue reading this article, authored by Kathleen Bogart Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Psychology at Oregon State University, at Psychology Today.