You Can Relax

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

It’s Time To Get Used To Disability   It took me a while, but I got over it. I’ve encountered a pretty vast array of people with disabilities. Regardless of having lived with paralysis for some time, as I became involved in the broader disability community, I found it a little daunting and strange. But in time, I got used to pretty much anything. But I understand that apparent disabilities takes some getting used to. Some are easier...

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Not Charity

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Disability & Culture, Disability and Employment, Disability and Work, Uncategorized | 5 comments

The once-popular phrase was “Hire the Handicapped.” Its tone was pretty undeniable: since having a disability is such an unfortunate thing, we should give those poor people jobs as a socially-charitable gesture. The underlying message is that compassionate generosity should be the core drive for employing people with disabilities. Employers should make the sacrifice because it’s the right thing to do. Well, we’ve come a...

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