After exchanging Facebook comments on the latest dubious example of raising “disability awareness” through disability simulations, I’ve started working on a post about alternatives to disability simulations. If we want people to stop these “wheelchair for a day” type events, which are almost always well-intended, what can we suggest instead? Any ideas?
Here are a couple of good blog posts on the subject:
Emily Ladau, Huffington Post - March 11, 2014