31 Days of Parenting Kiddos with Special Needs: Inspiration Pr0n

31 Days of Parenting Kiddos with Special Needs

Inspiration pr0n is this:

Inspiration pr0n is all the posts of disabled people doing normal things like working out, and then “what’s your excuse” or praising them for the ordinary. It’s also the high school kids who vote the girl with Down Syndrome homecoming queen so that they can go viral on social media, but they would never have lunch or hang out with her in real life. It’s the objectification (that’s why it’s pr0n) or disabled people to make other people feel good about themselves.

It’s not wrong to be inspired by someone being resilient or someone doing something pretty amazing. The problem comes when you’re using someone else’s situation to make yourself look more tolerant, more humble, or more giving. People are not made to be used.

You also do not get to make comments about how much someone else’s life must stink. They might have a disability of some kind but that does not mean that their life is automatically horrible.