Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen
mrissa

An ass out of you and umption.

Not everybody who has a mobility disability uses a wheelchair.

Not everybody who has a hearing disability uses ASL.

Not everybody who has a vision disability is completely without sight.

Not everybody who has a disability has it permanently.

Not everybody who has a disability knows how permanent it is going to be.

Not everybody who has a disability has it to the same extent every single hour of every single day.

Not everybody who has a disability is able to keep doing everything through it.

Not everybody who has a disability finds they can't do what they wanted to do because of it.

Not everybody who has a disability is visible to the casual observer as disabled.

Not everybody who has a disability can accept the kind of help that will make you feel good and not cause you any trouble.

Not everybody who has a disability is impaired in their ability to assess their own needs and communicate them to you. Ask. Listen to the answers.
Tags: social fail, stupid vertigo
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