Demystifying Disability: What To Know, What To Say, And How To Be An Ally

Author: Emily Ladau
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  • : September 2021
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Disabled people are the world's largest minority, an estimated 15 percent of the global population. But many of us--disabled and non-disabled alike--don't know how to act, what to say, or how to be an ally to the disability community. Demystifying Disability is a friendly handbook on important disability issues you need to know about, including- How to appreciate disability history and identity How to recognize and avoid ableism (discrimination toward disabled people) How to be mindful of good disability etiquette How to appropriately think, talk, and ask about disability How to ensure accessibility becomes your standard practice, from everyday communication to planning special events How to identify and speak up about disability stereotypes in mediaAuthored by celebrated disability rights advocate, speaker, and writer Emily Ladau, this practical, intersectional guide offers all readers a welcoming place to understand disability as part of the human experience.