20 Things Disabled Latinx Are Tired Of Hearing From Their Familia

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Handling a disability can be particularly disturbing when you’re a Latina. While we know our family means well, sometimes the things they say to us can be just plain mean and harmful. A lot of it stems from our culture not understanding disability and seeing it as something bad. Being disabled isn’t bad, it’s the lack of accessibility for us that makes people think it is. Life is great being disabled, sometimes it’s difficult but overall most of us are happy with our lives. The only thing that would make it better if some of our family would stop saying the following:

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