Disabled People Call Out Things Non-Disabled People Don’t Realize Are Offensive

U.S. NEWS 12/31/2019 09:30 am ET

The disability community is educating the public with the hashtag #YouMightBeAbleistIf.

Ableism, in a nutshell, is discrimination against disabled people. And, yes, it does exist, despite the fact that one in four people in United States has a disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Case in point, on Sunday, the hashtag #YouMightBeAbleistIf began to trend on Twitter, sparking tons of responses from the disability community of everyday and casual instances of ableism they’ve experienced.

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