A Cross Disability Understanding of the Effects of Stigma and Social Factors on Health Outcomes

Reblog from Mad in America

Sadie Cathcart recently wrote on Mad in America about a new study on autism by Monique Botha and David M. Frost from the University of Surrey. 

Botha and Frost write “The minority model of disability is underpinned by the notion that one can have a condition the medical model considers a disability, but in actuality, it is a society with restrictive notions of normal that creates disability”. Cathcart writes about the arguments surrounding the \’deficit\’ versus \’neurodivergent\’ perspectives on autism. 

Read the full article here.