How can physicians have a more positive impact on disabled people?

  Are you disabled or chronically ill and have very bitter feelings towards your physician? It is┬ánot uncommon for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses to have bitter feelings towards their physician and to be honest, it saddens me. Good doctors do exist but some disabled people do not believe that because of countless bad … Continue reading How can physicians have a more positive impact on disabled people?

How do you ask a disabled person about their disability?

  Sometimes when you are out in public, you may see a wheelchair user or someone on crutches that is clearly disabled and you may be wondering what is their disability? Is it appropriate to go up to a total stranger and just ask them what their disability is? The answer is no it's not! … Continue reading How do you ask a disabled person about their disability?

Should you dress up as a disabled person for Halloween?

Tomorrow is Halloween and most people will be dressing up in their favorite costumes but for those of you who don't have a costume, you may be looking for something easy like dressing up like a disabled person. Is it okay to dress up like a disabled person? If you are not disabled then no … Continue reading Should you dress up as a disabled person for Halloween?

Why should you listen to the disabled community?

If you are disabled or are very close with someone who is you may choose to share your experiences about your disability but unfortunately more often than not these experiences are not taken seriously by most people. Parents, grandparents, and siblings of disabled children may have more knowledge on a specific disability than an average … Continue reading Why should you listen to the disabled community?