The Demonisation of the Disabled is a Chilling Sign of the Times

There is a climate of hostility towards people for whom life is already difficult and it is being fostered by politicians and journalists

Polls have found substantial increases in the number of disabled people experiencing aggression and abuse, with evidence that the attitudes of the
rest of society towards them are worsening. Many disabled people were already scared to go out after dark or travel on public transport such is
their justified fear of encountering hostility.