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Disability Studies

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    Disability studies is an academic discipline that examines the meaning, nature, and consequences of disability. Initially, the field focused on the division between "impairment" and "disability", where impairment was an impairment of an individual's mind or body, while disability was considered a social construct.

    Thumbnail: Woman in wheelchair in the forest. (Unsplash License; Zachary Kyra-Derksen via Unsplash)


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