to decide what makes a "good life" and how is that decision made?
Read the case "Working With Individuals With Disabilities: Valerie."
By Day 3
an explanation of why our society has marginalized those with varying abilities historically.
Then, explain the role of social workers in supporting clients with varying abilities (not limited
to physical and mental) while recognizing and honoring those clients' other identity
characteristics. Use specific examples from the case study in your explanation.
Such a great question to ask. According to (Adams et., al., 2013) a person social identity is how a
they are socialized. Because people with disabilities are often marginalized and stereotyped. While
on the other hand, they are used for what is called inspirational porn.
(Adams et., al., 2013) suggest
each disable person experience is different.
He says, “not all people with disabilities need excessive
amounts of care” (Adams et., al., 2013).
Many are able to care for themselves. It is the
structuralizing of social identities to blame for this.
Based on the disability oppressive theory
advocates aimed to change this misconception.
Later, the disability right movement was
These advocates fought for fair employment and education rights. As a result, people
with disabilities allowed a fair chance to participate in employment and education activities.