To truly move the conversation forward and embrace the disability narrative as a tool for leadership and business strategy it is critical to have a greater awareness of where we are now in terms of re-contextualizing its meaning and giving it a new set of values that it has never been associated with before.
The modern definition of disability has been marked by an evolution of thought from two very distinct archetypes beginning with the medical model and evolving to the more current definition through what is often referred to as the social model of disability. These models have laid the groundwork for how society has defined disability and one may argue limited its potential.
Author: Jonathan Kaufman
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