Why I would never calling myself a cripple

I would never call myself a cripple or a crip because that is not what I am as I am a spastic or a spaz! For me, the medical meaning of cripple relates to a spinal injury or other physical impairment, especially one received after birth as people become crippled.This may seen odd semantics but I … Continue reading Why I would never calling myself a cripple

Using the right terms

I get very concerned when people claim to understand the social model where their use of language makes it very clear that is not the case. There are two terms to describe someone state and in the social model, disability and impairment are very separate things with generate separate identities.Impairment relates to the conditions people have … Continue reading Using the right terms