Explain The Medical Model Of Disability

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The medical model is a view of the disability is seen as the child or young person’s fault. The child or young person would be giving support, this can have negative views/ attitudes. It can make people think that they are really needy and need to fit in. Also it’s a view of disability which is something to be cured even though many condition have no cure. If you have a child has a disability in the setting then the practitioners must adapt any activity or the room for the child to meet their development. It is important that practitioners do not label children by the terms they use. Even if the child has a difficulties or health conditions the practitioner shouldn’t define who someone is. For example, rather than saying “Genie is an epileptic”,
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