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Disabled people: Toughen up, gently

Posted by Philip on 2 October 2015, 7:32 pm in , , ,

I've been busy the last few weeks so I haven't had time to blog for a while. This is a quickie to keep Google happy and it's a bit of a gripe.

I want disabled people, people with disabilities, impairments, invisible or otherwise, to harden up.

Not in a "don't express your feelings" way but in a "if we're ever going to be accommodated in the world, we've got to stop portraying ourselves publicly as traumatically wounded, emotionally over-dramaticirritatingly inspirational and sensationally triumphant" way.

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