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 about the wheelchair. In those questions, my life is framed as a tragedy. I neverContinue reading “Verbal Scripts for Unwanted Offers of Help”