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  • The Social Model Festival Plans to Offer More

    The Social Model Festival Plans to Offer More

    Theatre Deli is looking for disabled artists, theatremakers and creative practitioners to give their views about planning a festival based on the Social Model of Disability .The festival line-up will be based on your responses to help plan the direction of the festival and demonstrate the range of experiences and opinions you have. The closing date is 5 February.

  • Tributes To Social Model Of Disability Pioneer

    Tributes have been paid to Mike Oliver, who has died at the age of 74. He named and helped develop the Social Model Of Disability, which drew a distinction between ‘disability’ which was created by society – caused by the physical environment, inappropriate or inaccessible services and attitudes and a lack of understanding – and a person’s individual impairments.

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