Has Disability become a 21st Century excuse?

When I was a child, having an impairment was a very big thing and people did not admit they were disabled unless they really had to, because of their appearance, like mine, meant they had no choice. The stigma was far greater as we were deems freaks.Nowadays, everyone seems to be happy to be labelled … Continue reading Has Disability become a 21st Century excuse?

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Puting the ‘Y’ in Dysability

The terms used to describe dysabled people have radically changed over the last 200 years as many terms are corrupted, with many terms ending up being now used as derogatory insults.The term disability replaced handicapped as the main term in the early 1980s, and it has lasted well, where Disabled people is a wholly accepted … Continue reading Puting the ‘Y’ in Dysability

Puting the y in Dysability

The terms used to describe dysabled people have radically changed over the last 200 years as many terms are corrupted, with many terms ending up being now used as derogatory insults.The term disability replaced handicapped as the main term in the early 1980s, and it has lasted well, where Disabled people is a wholly accepted term. But … Continue reading Puting the y in Dysability

The Forgotten History of the Disability Discrimination Act

As people celebrate 20 years since the Disability Discrimination Act was enacted, it is worth briefly reminding ourselves that it was not the act anyone campaigned for or wanted. Instead, it was a compromised act proposed by the then Conservative government to divide the disability movement and to stop a more substantial Disability Rights private … Continue reading The Forgotten History of the Disability Discrimination Act

The forgotten history of the Disability Discrimination Act

As people celebrate 20 years since the Disability Discrimination Act was enacted, it is worth briefly reminding ourselves that it was not the act anyone campaigned for or wanted. Instead, it was a compromised act proposed by the then Conservative government to divide the disability movement and to stop a more substantial Disability Rights private … Continue reading The forgotten history of the Disability Discrimination Act

Why is the United Nations working with Disabled Terrorists?

As it is now generally known, the United Nations are investigating the UK for violations of the 'rights' of dysabled people. This is upon the request of 'Disabled people against cuts (DPAC)', who as far as I can see have complained about everything you could possibility complain about in the home something may stick.It is … Continue reading Why is the United Nations working with Disabled Terrorists?