I honestly believe that vast majority of Britain would absolutely support campaigns to protect disabled people’s rights if they only knew about them. The problem is getting heard through the filtered news that people hear. It is easy to believe that no one cares when you see the statistics for disability hate crime, or hear about people dying alone without anyone seeming to even notice. But I truly think that the majority of Britain wholeheartedly believes that we should live in a society that gives help when it is needed… they just need to be informed that they need to.
The warrior parent. A much used label for a parent with a special needs child who fights the system until they are bruised and bloodied and then still gets up, spits out a loose tooth and goes in for a second round. Some parents wear this label as a badge of pride, and I completely