Nickie Coby (puppybraille) wrote,
Nickie Coby
puppybraille

You've got to be kidding me.

Apparently
Employees with disabilities are an embarrassment.

How much do you want to bet this person was proud of a "diverse" culture at the company? When will we get past the idea that disabilities are something to be ashamed of? When are we going to start respecting everyone for who they are, not what biology, chemestry, appearances and genetics say about them?

I don't want to start a flame war or attack on the person making the comments or the company she no longer represents. I'm glad to hear that the company denies these claims, but I hope it's not just a method of saving face. The longer I'm in college, the more I feel like it's not the physical, mental, emotional or other disability that is the barrier, it's society's perceptions that are the true handicap.
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