It’s up to all of us to end the dehumanization of disabled people

As a blind person myself, I am all too familiar with such dehumanizing treatment. Often persons with disabilities (PWDs) are treated differently, simply because we look, act, move or communicate differently. But should our differences, stemming from disabilities that we did not choose, be an excuse or justification for others to treat us as lesser individuals?

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Cassandra Chiu

Source:
World Economic Forum Blog

Date published:
Sun 12th Jan, 2020