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Shelley Nearing

Words have power and language, and phrases make one think. I want to do my part to help educate people who want to learn about disability and other dehumanizing language to change their vocabulary. This blog is not for being politically correct or what the right wing says is “woke”. I am working on this blog to change attitudes and stigmas towards the Disability Community, with the goal of treating people better. I was a part of the Disability community from an early age and sadly have seen little change.

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Deep Dive On Disability

The mission of Deep Dive On Disability is to communicate how language plays a large role in all marginalized groups. Shelley Nearing, who writes the blog is a multi-neurodivergent individual who also has moderate to extreme anxiety; specifically, she has social and general anxiety and panic.

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