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Like the Bechdel Test, but for media portraying a person with a disability.

The Hatton test: Does the person with a disability exist in the media for a reason other than to glorify a non-disabled person? Are they presented as a complete person, with hopes, fears, and skills unrelated to their disability? Are they portrayed as automatically evil, or inspirational, because of their role as "other"?
"Sorry Glinda, I can't go see Phantom of the Opera with you. It fails the Hatton Test, and each time I see it, I leave the theater feeling dehumanized and sad. However, I heard that Young Frankenstein is playing at that theater with the great pizza, and there's even a place I can tie up my flying monkeys outside".
by Gertrude Bell April 17, 2014

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