Another example: when someone who can't drive has the attitude of "abolish cars," not realising public transit usually requires walking farther distances, and impairs people with limited mobility or other problems with those distances. That's disableism.
@Elizafox sometimes that’s necessary
In fact I’d argue someone saying that is why I exist rn
When I was about 11 yo they had a snowboarder and an actress who had T1D come to the hospital where we were being seen by the dr. I asked “but you have diabetes, how can you do sports”
“You have diabetes, why do you think you can’t?”
Not having an answer to that is what made me realise that my disability does not have to define me so that sure changed my life 🤷🏼♀️
@rachel that fucking sucks :(
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