Be An Ally
Disability is diversity.
It makes us human.
Read: Remember that disability is a part of diversity.
Disability is not inability.
We always find a way.
Read: Never set low expectations for people with disabilities.
Assistive devices enhance our abilities.
Read: Treat assistive devices as tools, not crutches. Address the person, not their companion.
Universal design gives us full access to life.
Read: Learn about and implement universal design.
You might not see our disability.
So, don't make assumptions.
Read: Don't assume people with disabilities are unhappy or need help.
We might be inspirational.
But, not because of our disability.
Read: Avoid labeling people with disabilities as "inspiring."
Get to know us.
Nothing to be afraid of.
Read: Don't fear disability. Confront your discomfort, and ask questions.
We can deal.
Read: Be educated and educate others.