Young disabled stay silent over hate crimes - Crime - UK - The Independent including case study of one woman who was grabbed by the hair for having not "looked disabled" in her school days. Which would imply that her attackers presumed that she was faking now.
Bus driver, noticing I have 2 crutches instead of the usual 1, said, "got another forgery then, have you?". Not funny. Just not.— Philippa (@incurablehippie) February 22, 2012