"I think the social model forces acknowledgment from society that unjust circumstances, not disabled people themselves, are creating barriers to disabled lives and as a result they are being asked to show a level of resilience that nobody should be expected to show. That stops disabled people feeling substandard, allows them some trust in themselves, creates long-term hope and motivation. That's where we are now. If this all sounds too easy, though, it's because that hope is necessarily founded on a faith that, as society learns the various ways in which it disables people, their taking responsibility for them will involve finding ways to create change..."