Newly Disabled by Covid? Please Take This Advice From Long Term Disabled Advocates.


We’re happy for the fresh voices in this struggle, but you have to be aware of just what the struggle is. Once you become disabled, non disabled people having been informed by societal ableism, don’t take you as seriously as they should. Also, if you are in the process of recovery and advocating for recovery specific assistance and accommodation, they may encourage you to forget or themselves forget that not everyone gets “better”. So you have to make sure that you don’t forget and that you continue to include the issues of people who’ve been or may be permanently disabled. So before you get out there pushing, take some counsel from those who’ve been at this awhile.


My pronouns are whatever you're comfortable with as long as you speak to me with respect. I'm an Afruikan and Iswa refugee living in Canaan. That's African American expat in Israel in Normalian. I build websites, make art, and assist people in exercising their spirituality. I'm also the king of an ile, Baalat Teva, a group of African spirituality adherents here. Feel free to contact me if you are in need of my services or just want to chat.

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