Welcome to iOH Disability / Equality Page
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Please remember! We welcome content from ALL our members. This could be a recommendation of a link or it could be work you did as a student whilst on a course. It’s all welcome here! Please send your recommendations or articles to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some web links for you to use and also links to essential reading for study. Disability is used in English speaking countries now in reference to a wide range of conditions / illnesses. The World Health Organisation give us the following definition…………..
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) defines disability as an umbrella term for impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions. Disability is the interaction between individuals with a health condition (e.g. cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and depression) and personal and environmental factors (e.g. negative attitudes, inaccessible transportation and public buildings, and limited social supports). World Health Organization (2020)