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By: Daniella Jade Lowe ‘Disability equals diversity not disadvantage.’ To highlight this message, the UN has marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities since 1992, to spread the word on disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. The day also aims to draw attention to the […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe What is Disability? Over the years, classifying and defining disability has become quite tedious. There are various examples to describe disability. Disability is seen as a ‘social construct.’ It is the idea that society and its’ institutions have the authority to construct disability around social expectations. In medieval times, disability was […]