"A lot of the disability activism I see forefronts people who can speak for themselves, and makes the statement "we are just as capable as you", as though not being capable means you don't have worth. Some people with severe learning disabilities may be very limited in their functioning, mentally and otherwise, but this doesn't mean they don't have huge worth. I think it's good to be considered about not playing into the same merit/value-based structures we are trying to change."

Lucy Bell, Writer @LucyBellSW

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