How Is the Disabled Young Adult in Your Life Doing? Is He His Own Man Yet? Is She Her Own Woman?

A young girl wearing thick glasses is looking very closely into a goldfish bowl.

  I graduated from elementary school at the top of my class and traveled daily to an exam high school far away. My parents were ambitious for me, but my mother was depressed and uncomfortable with my disability. We didn’t discuss my lack of close friends or invitations. In the end, I didn’t do well […]

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The Other Side of the Blind

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Last week’s post focused on the common misuse of the word blind to give negative punch to statements meaning ignorant or unaware. I got some push-back from my family as you will discover if you have a minute to check out the comments from last week. This post is focusing on the other side of […]

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