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This 'Feel-Good' Humans of New York Disability Story Is Actually Harmful

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Yesterday, @humansofny, an Instagram page with 11.5 million followers, posted a story from a physical therapist serving disabled children in the South Bronx.

While I’m all for disability representation in the media, a lot of it is harmful, and most content is written by non-disabled people — including this particular post.

Below is a copy of the caption. I’ve underlined a few phrases I want you to pay special attention to as we break down what exactly is harmful about this: First of all, I want to note how much I love this woman’s mission.

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