The 10 Phrases I've Stopped Saying And The People Who Appreciate Me For It

It's pretty common for people to use disability metaphors like "That guy is crazy!" or "This weather is so bipolar" without giving it a second thought. It's important to realize how these words and metaphors can affect people with disabilities and perpetuate stigmas surrounding mental health. Changing up your vocab might seem difficult at first, but just think of how many people will appreciate it! If you've never thought about the impact these words can have, you're in luck because this chart provides some common disability metaphors and easy alternatives!