3 Forms Of Gaslighting Disabled People Experience Most Often

2022’s Merriam-Webster Word Of The Year was “gaslighting.” It’s both an apt term for a set of real and serious experiences, and an overused word that threatens to trivialize those same experiences. Either way, “gaslighting” feels especially familiar to many people with disabilities. The word seems to name and give form to one of the most common, but hard to pin down varieties of ableism.

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Human Rights, Inclusion and access

Andrew Pulrang


Date published:
Mon 28th Aug, 2023