It is to be noted that normalisation did not talk about 'making people normal'" (Errol, 2006d) which later was criticised by Wolf Wolfensberger in his 'Social role valorisation' (SRV) theory.
SRV theory defines the relationship between socially valued and feeble people by raising the moral and consciousness among them. The SRV social model ideas differ from other explanations of disability in offering a social rather than an individual deficit approach to explain the oppression that disabled people are confronted to. However, it is acknowledged that individual model accounts remain influential in disability in a sense that it provides those explanations for disabled people's experience, which are particularly contested in the lives of people with learning difficulties. In this respect, theories of Normalization and Social Role Valorisation (SRV) have influenced not only the perception of majority but also the development of policy and practice for decades. ...Show more