Paralympians say many still don’t know how to talk about disability

In a recent national survey, almost one-in-five people described themselves as “clueless” about how to discuss disability.

Wheelchair basketball Paralympian Bridie Kean said while people were more understanding than in the past, she could still be surprised by how someone referred to a person in a wheelchair.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion

Author:
Jake Kearnan, Sheridan Stewart, and Tessa Mapstone

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Sat 4th Sep, 2021