December 3rd celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disability, and it is a reflection of all the hard work that history suggested we needed to do well before now.
Don’t get me wrong, life for people with disabilities has improved so much, but there is a taboo surrounding it that still exists.
The perception of disability has so often been negative, that disability is something to avoid, and as CCS Disability Action’s Samuel Murray wrote this week, days like December 3rd try to get rid of that mindset.
It is mindsets that drive the disability sector forward, but these can also do their part in holding it back. Continue reading People with Disabilities need to keep putting their hands up