I want to be a “ person WITH disability” …

Comment on The Incredible Story Of Ghanim Al Muftah by Srijana.

I want to be a “ person WITH disability” a person first and foremost not differently able because I m a person first my disability which makes me different should not be before the person I am

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I know I learnt that’s the best way to say it but my thinking changed once I“acquired” disability it now angers me. And when I think of all the people I referred to as differently Able then it’s hurts me .💗


The Incredible Story Of Ghanim Al Muftah

I know you didn’t mean it <3 ,we live we learn I personally just wrote my opinion as a fellow reader and a person with disabilities☺and I would prefer to say a person with disability rather that differently able but that's my opinion and I can always be wrong 😎

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The Incredible Story Of Ghanim Al Muftah
I am sure you meant it nicely but to use the word “differently able” for a person with disabilities just angers me. why do we think it’s ok to highlight the difference before we even begin to think of the person