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Why is it so hard to support people with disabilities to build good lives? There are powerful forces at play like devaluation and discrimination. Which means that bad things will happen if we don’t have an alternative vision of a good life to focus on and people to help us along the way.

My sister has a disability and so I started young in the disability movement. And I was passionate and clear that our society devalues people with disabilities and that this causes more problems than disability itself. I was fierce. I had no fear. I was quick to call bull when I saw it. When I …

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