Funny things happen to me in my wheelchair. Being a quadriplegic I slip a kind of large insulated cup onto my wrist to lift a drink to my mouth. I call it my cooler. Sitting outside of the Treasury Casino one night a woman came by and dropped a few coins in my cooler! I was a victim of drive by wheelchair pity! She must have thought I was some kind of handicap street beggar.
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Six people living with spinal cord injury allow a brief glimpse into their lives. Making obvious the impact an NDIS would have not only the individual but society as a whole. 1.4 million disabled Australians need a National Disability Support Scheme to relieve pressure on their families and gain adequate support to live more independent lives.
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Ableism means “to be normal.” By creating a “normal” category prejudice social attitudes and discriminatory behaviors toward persons with a disability are also created. Establishing the able body as normal in society automatically creates the default category of “abnormal” for all who don’t meet the normal group criteria. This ableism exists not only in society but extends to education, employment…