RACISM IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION SILO: DISABILITY-RACISM INTERSECTION - Part 3

Published: Aug 21 2020

Disability and race are both social construction designed to put human beings into categories. This podcast examines two models of disability: the medical model and the social model. The medical model views disability as something that is ‘wrong’ with a person’s body or mind. There is something wrong with the person that needs to be fixed. Sadly, this is the model that predominates special education.