Disability 101: Bound or Freed?

Bound or Freed? The term wheelchair-bound is a harmful and inaccurate way to refer to wheelchair users. The idea that wheelchairs trap their users is about fear of Disability. Wheelchairs are tools of freedom. Inaccessible design of buildings and transportation, however, often limits a wheelchair user's ability to freely move about in the world.
"Disability 101: Bound or Freed?" by @EbThen is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

The image has a navy blue background. The text “Bound or Freed?” is across the top of the image in all caps and lilac.

The body of the graphic is white text with key words in an all-caps lilac typeface. These key words are indicated in this description as strong text.

“The term wheelchair-bound is a harmful and inaccurate way to refer to wheelchair users.

The idea that wheelchairs trap their users is about fear of Disability. Wheelchairs are tools of freedom.
Inaccessible design of buildings and transportation, however, often limits a wheelchair user’s ability to freely move about in the world.”

At the bottom of the image is the all-caps text in lilac, “Disability 101 Flashcards”, a hashtag, “#Dis101Cards”, and a Twitter username, “@EbThen”.

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