NaBloPoMo Day Five – Guy Fawkes’ Night. Celebrating Stupid People.

Should I be forced to use a wheelchair, all the time, even when I’d prefer to use crutches, simply because people are too lazy to try to understand invisible (or less-visible) impairment?

Or is it the responsibility of service providers (of all kinds) to make services accessible to an entire disabled community, whether or not I’m there to provide them with a reminder that some people are disabled?

And what do I do with people who are basically too stupid, or at least too focused on other things, to understand – without a constant visual reminder? Do I give in to the section of society that needs me to use a wheelchair all the time – or is that a betrayal of people with invisible and less-visible impairments, who also need to be represented?


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