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Why Isn’t Anyone Speaking About Ableism In Everyday Language?

Alternatives for these harmful terms

Man with son who has down syndrome, smiling
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The summer before I moved to Peru, I met up with a friend who I could describe as theatrical, hilarious, and exuberant. We sat in a cute little garden near Cambridge and began talking about relationships. At one point I commented, “Oh, girl, you’re so crazy!” She stopped abruptly and then said…




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Mahajoy Laufer, LICSW

Mahajoy Laufer, LICSW

Mahajoy Laufer is co-owner of Thoughts That Byte. LICSW, dancer, and tabla player. Follow her publication Thoughts That Byte

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