I largely prefer being made to feel different for being black instead of for being disabled – but neither are pleasant

Keywords: thinking out loud , afro , black , black girl , dutch , england , holland , identity , inspiration , netherlands , uk

When you’re a disabled person like me, there are certain things that able-bodied people always say to you. I’ve only been a wheelchair-user for six years and I already feel as if I’ve heard it all thousands of times before. Because I’m black, I don’t only hear the things that disabled people frequently do, I also hear things that black people often do too. Here are all of the things that I constantly hear from able-bodied people, as well as the things that they frequently do when they see me:

https://thewheelchairteen.com/2020/10/25/things-that-disabled-people-always-hear

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