” For lots of us, disabled people are not our teachers or our doctors or our manicurists. We’re not real people. We are there to inspire. “


” I use the term ‘disabled people’ quite deliberately, because I subscribe to what’s called the social model of disability, which tells us that we are more disabled by the society that we live in than by our bodies and our diagnoses. “


” We think we know what it’s all about, we think that disability is a really simple thing, and we don’t expect to see disabled people in our daily lives. “


” I’ve got the best job in the world, I love it. I get to meet so many interesting people, and I get to make sure that other people with disabilities can tell their own stories as well. “


” People get all up in arms when I describe myself as a crip because what they hear is the word ‘cripple,’ and they hear a word you’re not allowed to say anymore. “


” Believe me, people with disabilities are just as concerned about benefit fraud as anyone else. Money spent on those who are not in need is money that isn’t being spent on vital services to support us in the community. “


” The magnitude of discrimination and stigma faced by people with disability in Australia cannot be underestimated. People do not understand disability, and people fear what they don’t understand. “


” Most disability charity hinges on that notion – that you need to send your money in quick before all these poor, pitiful people die. Peddling pity brings in the bucks, yo. “


” Yooralla, like most disability service organisations, is full of good people who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. “


” It became very clear to me that Yooralla was not as interested in media coverage that explored issues faced by people with disability as it was in giving a pat on the back to journalists who maintained the status quo by giving readers the warm and fuzzies over their morning paper. “


” Yooralla is a people pleaser with a very powerful PR machine. “



All 11 Stella Young Quotes about People in picture


For lots of us, disabled people are not our teachers or our doctors or our manicurists. We
I use the term
We think we know what it
I
People get all up in arms when I describe myself as a crip because what they hear is the word
Believe me, people with disabilities are just as concerned about benefit fraud as anyone else. Money spent on those who are not in need is money that isn
The magnitude of discrimination and stigma faced by people with disability in Australia cannot be underestimated. People do not understand disability, and people fear what they don
Most disability charity hinges on that notion - that you need to send your money in quick before all these poor, pitiful people die. Peddling pity brings in the bucks, yo.
Yooralla, like most disability service organisations, is full of good people who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities.
It became very clear to me that Yooralla was not as interested in media coverage that explored issues faced by people with disability as it was in giving a pat on the back to journalists who maintained the status quo by giving readers the warm and fuzzies over their morning paper.
Yooralla is a people pleaser with a very powerful PR machine.

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