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Have you ever been afraid of someone with a disability?


What were some things that made you feel apprehensive? Did you find that your fears were unfounded?

 

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    WheelerWife 2 years ago

    dashingscorpio - thanks for commenting! I know that labeling this as a 'fear' is something a lot of people don't want to admit; unfortunately avoidance of people with disabilities happens far too often. Conversations like this help dispel stereotypes


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    WheelerWife 2 years ago

    TaraLRichardson - It IS offensive, but is a common anxiety a lot of people who do not have a lot of experience have about people with disabilities. I can't count the # of times people were afraid to approach or avoided me because I use a wheelchair.


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