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Health & PE: How Can the Social Model of Disability Change How Society Views Autism?

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. So, it’s no surprise that everyone’s brain develops in a unique way. Unfortunately, neurodivergent people, including those with autism spectrum disorder, have historically been viewed through the lens of the medical model. In this view, autism is something that needs to be fixed or cured. The social model of disability turns this around. It focuses more on how society can adapt to fit the needs of the person. In this episode Myles talks to people with autism and explores what acceptance of neurodiversity could look like.

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