The history of the Disability Rights movement is well documented, but isn’t as well-known as other civil rights struggles. It is from this movement that the Social Model of Disability was born, and that is what underpins all our work at Drake Music.
What is it?
A 5 part blog series where we take a look at the history of how we understand, talk about and respond to disability, including the Social Model of Disability.
Understanding how our conception of disability has changed over time helps to see where ableist attitudes and behaviours come from.
Getting to grips with the different ways of viewing disability can inform your work in many ways. The theory leads directly to action as our lens on disability informs how we work with Disabled people.
Who is it for?
Anyone who wants to be a better ally and work towards equality.