There Is No Such Thing As Transcending Disability

There Is No Such Thing As Transcending Disability

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I was having a conversation with a fellow advocate/disabled Sistagirl about a response they received from a member of our community who did not understand why they would embrace their disabled identity.  This person shared that they had “moved beyond” their disability; that mentality struck a nerve with Sistagirl, and the wheels started turning in my head.

I thought about what my response would…

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