The Disability Paradox

When asked to rate disabled people’s quality of life, nondisabled people assume it is low—lower in fact than people with the disability in question rate their own quality of life. This gap between what nondisabled people believe and what people with disabilities actually experience is known as the disability paradox.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion

Author:
Vanessa Lancaster

Source:
Psychology today Australia

Date published:
Thu 15th Sep, 2022