Disability awareness

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Attitudes and assumptions about disability

There are a lot of negative assumptions in our society which are damanging to disabled people. Obviously these more negative assumptions affect people’s attitudes towards disabled people. But it has wider impacts on our lives; if you underestimate how many disabled people there are, you might not see the point in making your business accessible, …

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‘Am I Disabled Enough?’ Imposter Syndrome and Invisible Disability

Hazel writes about experiencing feelings of ‘not being disabled enough’ and the effect this has on disability identity. When growing up I essentially learnt that “disabled” only really meant physical things, in fact mainly visible ones. Disability was discussed as something to pity, as something that you could see, something that was obvious and could …

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What do disabled people want in York

Last night, we held a meeting to talk about what you want us to work on in the coming year. Our annual survey helped us establish three priorities: Health and Care Attitudes and Awareness Physical Accessibility The discussion doesn’t stop now, if you were unable to attend, you can tell us how these topics affect …

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