SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM


Session 126: Disability is Not the Problem: Moving Beyond the Social Model
Room: York Suite

Sponsor: Disability

Organizer &

Presider: Brian R. Grossman, University of Illinois at Chicago


“‘It Was Just This Liberation’: The Acquisition of Disability Cultural Capital among Young Blind Adults,” Angela Frederick, University of Texas at El Paso

“‘We Are Both Not Responsible and Wholly Responsible’: Making Sense of Personal Experiences of Disruptive Chronic Illness in Light of Illness Identity Discourse,” Hwa-Yen Huang, National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan

“Enhanced Psycho-social Intervention Improves Medicare Patient Mental Health Outcomes,” William D. Cabin, Temple University

“Suspicious Species: Assistance Animals and Visible Signs of Compliance,” Doron Dorfman, Syracuse University

“Disability, Health, and Human Development,” Sophie Mitra, Fordham University