People Are Becoming Disabled By Choice And Calling Themselves ‘Transabled’


If you know anyone who has a disability, you probably know the circumstances behind how they got the disability. Whether it was from birth, an accident, sports injury, or something else. You might be surprised to find out, though, that some people who are disabled have actually become disabled by choice, and they have a name for it: transabled.

Transabled people claim that, much like transgendered people, they are trapped in the wrong body. What’s different between transabled and transgendered people is that transabled people feel that the body they are supposed to have should have some kind of physical disability or ailment.

If you’d like to read more about it, here’s the scoop.

Transability is a term which able-bodied individuals who seek physical ailment use to classify themselves.