This week I made a joke about my disability and was asked “Isn’t that ableist?”…

Those who know me personally, know I have a wicked sense of humour. Hang around me long enough and you’ll eventually see it. I’m also a wheelchair user who specialises in helping businesses and organisations…

Microaggression’ is a term used for “….daily verbal, behavioural or environmental slights, intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative attitudes toward stigmatised or culturally marginalised groups”. Sue DW (2010). Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Wiley. pp. xvi.

Ableist microaggressions are therefore those slights, intentionally…

Ainslee Hooper

Anthropologist & Disability Inclusion Consultant— wheelchair user helping to remove invisible barriers to reduce the risk of ableism.

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