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As a disabled person it hurts to see all the adjustments that we’ve been denied suddenly be made available because non-disabled people might get sick.

But we will remember, we see you & your ableism.

So next time you deny us accommodations, we will say “but during Coronavirus?”
As this tweet is making quite a few people realise that massive barriers are created by ableism & refusal to make accommodations...

#Disabled folks what *reasonable* adjustments are you suddenly seeing that have been denied to you or would make a massive difference to you?
I'll start.

Working from home. I'm visually impaired & use a white cane, using inaccessible public transport everyday is exhausting physically & mentally.

Working from home means I can be productive, happy & safe.

I've frequently been refused this reasonable adjustment.
In my academic life I was CONSTANTLY refused remote learning. Being blind I had to do so much extra work anyway using inaccessible resources.

However, Professors consistently refused to record lectures, share slides & class notes to enable me to participate. #AcademicAbleism
As a blind person shopping in person is hard, supermarkets are disorientating places & staff rarely have the awareness training to assist me appropriately.

So I rely A LOT on online shopping, but so often #Disabled people are shamed or called lazy for shopping online.
When a store refuses to delivery products or only has certain things available in the shop it excludes me & other disabled people who cannot physically access it.

And no, someone going in & buying it for me is not a 'reasonable' adjustment.

I'm an adult, it's my money.
Laptop bans.

Every year another academic will write a shitty opinion piece boasting about how they've banned technology in their classroom.

You ban technology = banning disabled students.

And no, having to 'prove' our disability to you isn't a *reasonable* adjustment.
Meeting arrangements / workshops / conferences

I'm blind, constantly having to move around a space & re: learn the layout & who is on the same table as me is EXHAUSTING.

So many times I've asked to change workshops on the basis of this, so many times it's been ignored.
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