Katie E. Venzke

Katie E. Venzke is Senior Client Services Administrator at CTB Financial Services, Ltd. in Minneapolis. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in disability studies through California Baptist University. Her passion is to see individuals with intellectual disabilities empowered to achieve their own dreams.

Lead Article

What Is Disability?

As she defines disability, Ms. Venzke explains the difference between “disability” and “impairment” and discusses the usage of these words. She introduces two models frequently used in understanding disability and relates these to both the individual and society. She continues by examining how society views those with an impairment pointing out both positive and negative factors.