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A black and white image showing a London double-decker bus. The ramp is out, and a white person in an electric wheelchair is driving down the ramp forwards

Verbal Scripts for Unwanted Offers of Help

I can’t leave the house without encountering disableism. People always presume I’m needy, childlike, tragic, dependent. They speak past me, speak over me, and ignore me. Rarely does anyone engage with me as an independent adult, unless to ask questions...