medical model of disability
Creation: June 21, 2024 Modified: June 21, 2024
Terminology Collection:

Arqus ad hoc Glossaries

Subject field:

Inclusion and Accessibility in HE English Glossary

approach that views impairment as a medical or individual deficit, emphasising diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation rather than addressing environmental or societal barriers.
Definition source: Arqus Termbase

English Terms

medical model of disability

  • Usage status: Official/preferred
  • Normative Organisation: Arqus Alliance