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Ableism Makes Having A Disability Even More Difficult

Saturday 13 April 2019


From Australia's ABC:


Erin Stewart
PHOTO: Erin Stewart is a UK-based writer.


Ableism makes having a disability even more difficult

By Erin Stewart
13 April 2019
Copyright © 2019 ABC.

When I explained to a physiotherapist one day that I had heard the tell-tale pop of my shoulder dislocating after getting up from the couch, his response was unexpected: "That didn't happen."

He said that dislocations only occur with a sudden impact and despite my vivid imagination, my recurrent pain was clearly a result of too much desk work.

I had the X-rays to prove that it had been dislocated. I was on holiday when it happened, and the immediate rush of cold, nauseating pain was enough to prompt me to go to an emergency clinic.


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