How Some Social Media Posts Are Hurting Disabled People

Reasons why looking at people with disabilities as inspirational or extraordinary on social media can be harmful.

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When I monitor social media regularly to research stories, I can see how media coverage of disabled people can be beneficial. The media can be good at highlighting injustice and discrimination in the disability community. However, it is not so good at…

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Carola Finch

Carola Finch

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Writer & author. Posts about Christian living, mental and physical health, disabilities, & social issues. CR alumni. Breast cancer survivor.