How to treat a person with disabilities as a person (and “treat the person, not just the disease”) (Link to Substack post)

Acknowledge their perspectives and listen to their stories.

Image created by Mosaic of Minds.

You’ve probably heard health care professionals say, “treat the patient, not the disease.”

I agree.

What does that mean? Specifically, what does it look like?

In this post, I will give you my best answer.



Mosaic of Minds and Other Musings

Emily Morson explains research on neurodivergent brains through the lens of cognitive neuroscience, SLP, & lived experience.