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Awkward moments? Life can be full of them! Meeting your in-laws, office parties, and around disability too. If you’ve ever felt awkward about talking to someone who’s disabled, don’t worry. You’re not alone, help’s at hand.
It’s time to end the awkward. We can all do it. Keep these five things in mind and you can’t go far wrong. Above all, remember they’re a person - just like you.
See how you can apply these ideas to a load of common situations.
Got an awkward moment not covered here, and want to find out how to handle it? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll do our best to help.
This content was developed with help from several Disabled People's Organisations.
On 4 September @ODIgovuk launched #AccessibleBritain Challenge to make communities more inclusive.
Carol on the extra costs she faces because she's disabled