One might assume that disability studies and trauma studies would be intimately intertwined, since both examine physical and psychological impairments. Disability studies and some directions in trauma studies are deeply concerned with the social contexts and consequences of impairments. Owing to methodological and ideological differences, however, there has been little contact between the two fields until very recently.

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