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“People with disabilities” vs “disabled people”

“People with disabilities” vs “disabled people”

The way we speak about ourselves and each other matters more than we sometimes realize. Subtle changes in our language can make a huge difference when it comes to the impact it has on society. That’s probably why for a lot of people, labels are a powerful thing […]

Dear disabled girls

Dear disabled girls

Dear disabled girls, Hey, you. I think there are a few things you need to know. I’m not here to preach or be a know-it-all, just to share a few things I definitely needed to hear when I was younger but never did. First of […]

When comparing yourself to others becomes harmful

When comparing yourself to others becomes harmful

I fall into the trap of comparing myself to others far too often. Like, it’s almost embarrassing how often. I always tell people ‘forget about everyone else, life isn’t a race or competition’ but I can never seem to follow that advice myself. It’s an […]