Disabled People Need to Exist in the Future

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Science fiction has a long term ableism problem. I’m ashamed to say I haven’t always been the best at dealing with it myself.

There tends to be an attitude that in “the future” there won’t be disabled people because, well, we’ll have fixed those issues. Either they’ll get gene therapy, or they will get fantastic adaptive technology like Geordie’s VISOR.

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