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People with disabilities are the world's largest minority, an estimated 15 percent of the global population. But many of us - disabled and nondisabled alike - don't know how to act, what to say, or how to be an ally to the disability community. Demystifying Disability is a friendly handbook on the important disability issues you need to know about, including: * How to appropriately think, talk, and ask about disability* Recognizing and avoiding ableism (discrimination toward disabled people) * Practicing good disability etiquette* Ensuring accessibility becomes your standard practice, from everyday communication to planning special events* Appreciating disability history and identity* Identifying and speaking up about disability stereotypes in media Authored by celebrated disability rights advocate, speaker, and writer Emily Ladau, this practical, intersectional guide offers all readers a welcoming place to understand disability as part of the human experience.



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