Ritically discuss the following statement: Attitudes towards disabled people are now more positive than they have ever been.

Please use ref as often as it is possible.
You can use journals articles, academic literature, where appropriate websites , newspapers articles etc.

In addition, markers will look for evidence of:

a) An understanding of the causes and consequences of disability;
b) An appreciation of the impact of various aspects of social policy and legislation on the lives of disabled people;
c) Ability to empathise with the experience of disability and anti-disablist opinions;
d) An understanding of the consequences of the social model of disability for disabled people and their families and carers;
e) Reference to social-scientific theoretical explanations and literature;
f) The ability to develop and maintain an argument;
g) Evidence of reading from a broad range of sources.

Thank you