As a T7 paraplegic, I hate the way horror depicts disabled people. There are a few novels, such as B.E. Scully's Verland: The Transformation, that portray us with dignity and respect as part of the larger theme. But sadly film usually thinks it's better to push us down the stairs for entertainment.
I'm a T7 paraplegic and I find the depiction of disabled people in horror to be sickening. The primary theme is that by walking away, you will survive and live a happy, healthy life. Well I never will so what message does that send? A few horror novels, such as B.E. Scully's Verland: The Transformation. give disabled people a realistic, powerful role in the theme, but sadly most find it more fun to push us down the stairs for entertainment.
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