Definition: Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine. The medical model of Disability focuses on impairments rather than social and attitudinal barriers cf. Social Model of Disability.
Services mentioning Medical
Supporting people with a hearing loss or who are d/Deaf
to make, change, or cancel medical
appointments and advising Health Professionals on how to book qualified communication support.
Provides support for those affected by Alström Syndrome
, their carer
s and professionals working with them. This includes a forum, help with gaining access to medical assessment
s with doctors who have expertise in Alström Syndrome, quarterly medical screening clinics and a newsletter.
BBSUK can help by putting you in touch with other families who are facing similar problems, by passing on advice
which has helped others in the day to day management of thieir children
, and by sending information which will help professionals in medical
and educational fields to understand more about our special children.
UCAN has delivered vision awareness training
settings, as well as to public and private companies, schools, trade unions and youth organisations in the UK and abroad. This training is delivered by young disabled
people and takes a unique approach in challenging public perceptions and attitudes towards sight loss. UCAN Productions also works with Cardiff University School of Optometry
, delivering lectures on the lived experience of vision impairment
to optometry students.
Library records mentioning Medical
Description, effects, medical
investigations, and coping strategies for nystagmus