Florida Demands Parents Call Their Kids ‘Limited’ or Lose Health Care


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Imagine a nurse coming to your house and asking whether your disabled child is “limited.” Answer “yes” and you confirm the worst stereotypes about people with disabilities. Answer “no” and the state kicks your child off of Medicaid. Disabled people and those who love them face these decisions all the time: Instead of celebrating independence, we have to constantly prove vulnerability and lack.

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