People are affected by disability in many different ways. Let’s work together to break down some communication barriers, challenge a few assumptions and become more confident about disability. Let’s put an end to feeling awkward about interacting with people for fear of doing the wrong thing.
Even though two people may have a similar condition or disability, they are unlikely to have the same needs or experience of disability, or require identical strategies and adjustments to support them. Rather than make assumptions about the impact of someone's disability or condition, ask them what assistance or accommodations they need.