July is Disability Pride Month, a time to celebrate all things disability-related! For hundreds of years, disabilities were considered shameful and something to hide, and although we have come a long way, the disabled community is still often neglected and misunderstood.
Here are 10 things I want you to know about my experience as a disabled woman. 1. No, I can’t meet you halfway. I am not sure why, but able-bodied people tend to have this idea in their heads that if disabled people push themselves hard enough, they can perform a certain task.
That isn’t how disabilities work. We know what our bodies are capable and incapable of. When we tell you we can’t do something, please just listen to us.Read more on themighty.com