Our disabilities do not inconvenience you.
You do not have to be an example of (workplace) diversity every day.
You do not have to make people aware through passive or active education.
You are not asked to go elsewhere to scratch because it annoys people around you.
You do not lack in receiving physical affection because people are afraid to touch you.
You do not have policies about your lifestyle made by people who don’t lead similar lifestyles.
You are not misrepresented or under represented in mainstream media.
You are not forced to enter buildings by the back door past the bins because that is the only ramp access, or worse still, not at all because the building does not have a ramp.
You do not require assistance to feed, toilet, shower or dress yourself.
You do not have to hold off from going to the toilet because public toilets are inaccessible.
Your face is not something that people stare at – or worse – look away from in disgust.
You can earn – and spend – your money as you like.
You are not excluded by steps on shops, restaurants and public transport.
You do not have to pay for the air you breathe.
You are not ridiculed on a daily basis.
You are not excluded from communication because you cannot hear see or speak.
Your intelligence is never questioned.
You are not interrogated by people asking questions about the way you look.
You do not have to endure constant pain when you walk, breathe, sit, or barely move.
You do not make people uncomfortable by the way you look or act.
You are not considered an inspiration just by going to the supermarket.
You do not have to put up with assumptions and statements made by narrow minded people.
Our disabilities do not inconvenience you. Have some perspective.