the r-word does not legitimately apply to *anyone*

Dangerous Assumptions

“And it’s a big problem, because the way they talk…..they think the problem was that they treated their child like they were intellectually disabled, and they weren’t. But that’s not the problem. The problem is that they thought their child was intellectually disabled,and so they didn’t treat them like a person.”

realsocialskills said:

This is a really important post that explains a big problem with cognitive ableism among some people who say “presume competence”.