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15 Stories About The Ableism That Wheelchair Users Have To Put Up With

| Right | June 16, 2020

Dear readers,

Wheelchair users, after years of reading and editing stories like the 15 we have archived below, we can understand your frustration at how some members of society treat you! To help spread some awareness the following stories show how some wheelchair users are belittled, ignored, or even accused of faking a disability! To keep things from getting too agonizing we’ve thrown in some good-humored stories too!

We wheely hope you like the roundup! (sorry for the pun*)


It’s Not Fine When You’re Out Of Line – Some people are born with disabilities, but this person chose to be a jerk.

Disabling The Able Disabled – Damned if you accept help, damned if you don’t.

Your Attitude Is Handicapped – We’d say this level of bigoted assumption must be a disability, but that’s insulting to people with actual disabilities.

Faker Moaning About Faking – Invisible disabilities are inconvenient for those who are looking to accuse…

Desperate Times Call For Half-Hearted Measures – If they had a real disability they might not be so entitled.

Full Time Care(less) – That got really dark in about a single sentence…

Some Customers Are Out Of Line – If people like this lived with a disability for just one day – we think they’d be a tad more understanding…

Not All Knights Are In Shining Armor – It might surprise some to note that you can be both disabled and a child.

He Is Twice The Man – Just some pure good humor!

These Wheels Don’t Revolve Around You – Sadly the wheels of entitlement always come back around.

Real People With Real Problems – They are real people and thankfully you’re no longer a real nurse…

A Discount Is On The Cards – Why can’t we be friends, why can’t we be friends?

Wheely Trying To Be Diplomatic Here – They just assume you swipe right on an app like wheelr or something…

Can’t Stand Up But Can Do Stand-Up – Some people are practically tripping up over their patronizing pity party.


We hope you enjoyed this collection of stories! Know any that we missed? Let us know in the comments! Want to submit your own story? Do it here!

Stay safe, everyone!

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*not sorry

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