Britain today is a tough place to be disabled.
Only Labour will stand up for disabled people.”
It also, she says, makes them ‘inspiration porn’ to give non-disabled people a warm fuzzy feeling
Later, when the government decreed that couples could have only one child, parents of a disabled child were allowed a second baby—implying that a disabled life had less value.
Non-disabled people often take a sympathetic, even pitying view of those who are disabled.
Then there’s also ableism, the widespread assumption that disabled people are inferior to non-disabled people.
Fewer than one-in-five disabled people are born disabled, the majority become disabled later in life.
There is no word on what will happen to the education of disabled children who are missing school, just as there is little reassurance for disabled workers.
The group brings together both disabled and non-disabled dancers to perform for the public and travels to provide opportunities and change attitudes worldwide.
According to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, nearly a third of households with a disabled resident live in poverty, compared to 19% of non-disabled households.
Their guests include a disabled member of a non-disabled family, and the only able-bodied sibling in a family of disabled brothers and sisters.
If disabled talent is not getting cast as disabled people, and nobody is going to green screen us onto non-disabled bodies, what roles can we play?”
If we are really serious about tackling loneliness and getting more disabled people into work, and enabling disabled people to be independent, we have to make travelling easier.”
As such the BBC designs its products and services in a way that aims to provide disabled people with an inclusive experience that is comparable to that enjoyed by non-disabled people.
But why, 14 years after its ITV rival Telethon bowed to pressure from disabled groups calling for "rights not charity", is this public patronisation of disabled children, and by association the disabled adults they grow into, still going on?
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Hadi says that while the cards may help some disabled people feel more comfortable on trains, and that's clearly welcome, structural issues continue to “stop disabled people having the same opportunities as non-disabled people to use our public transport networks.”
disabled people are entangled in multiple assemblages: the human-machine assemblages of wheelchairs, ventilators, or walkers; human-animal assemblages such as assistive animals like guide dogs; or disabled-abled assemblages of the disabled person and care attendant. (2010: 3)
"We called the series Crip Tales, as the word ‘Crip’ has been taken by the disabled community as a self-empowering title since the late 80’s, and these are authentic stories and tales from people who identify as Deaf and Disabled people and who are embedded in disabled community.”
Writing to the prime minister on Thursday, Ms de Cordova and Vicky Foxcroft, shadow minister for disabled people, said that they they had "received communications from many disabled people, disabled people led organisations and representative charities throughout the pandemic who have told us that disabled people have consistently been left out of policy decisions, their needs haven’t been considered and repeated efforts to raise this have fallen flat".
- having restricted mental or physical functioning as a consequence of injury or illness
- people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
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Writing to the prime minister on Thursday Ms de Cordova and Vicky Foxcroft shadow minister for disabled people said that they they had received communications from many disabled people disabled people led organisations and representative charities throughout the pandemic who have told us that disabled people have consistently been left out of policy decisions their needs havent been considered and repeated efforts to raise this have fallen flat