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Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Benefit assessments are making society more hostile towards the invisibly disabled

The issue isn’t that we should treat people with disabilities
differently. A person is a person regardless of their health. However,
the current political climate appears to encourage prejudice and
distrust against those who are not visibly disabled. Instead, many
people are living in a constant state of fear, of being called out for
being a fraud, of verbal and physical abuse, and of a benefits system
that does not understand so many conditions, and seems to ignore
personal testimony when it is given.



Benefit assessments are making society more hostile towards the invisibly disabled

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