My "story" is pretty mundane compared to the people portrayed in the book. I just want to say that this is a life changing book for me. I almost didn't complete it past the first chapter because I really didn't believe that a homosexual person could be balanced and logical about the issues portrayed. Was I ever wrong! I have a small shelf of books that I keep because they have changed my life in some…View more
Someone who can't move his legs has an impairment, but if it is impossible for him to enter the public library, he is disabled.
New policies are replacing those that restrict what the disabled can do. Modifications of the physical and social environment once considered acts of kindness are now being mandated.scroll
My daughters are adopted from foster care, now in their 20's: one daughter is mixed bipolar, learning disabled, recently denied social security and is living in a room in a house with her boyfriend; and the other has mixed psych dxs (also hypochrondria, compulsive lying), severely learning disabled and hearing impaired, still on social security and living in an adult living facility with others not…View more
My dear son, who was 17 years of age, ended up being arrested for going along with armed robberies. Two robberies, in fact. He was sentenced to 20 years and 4 months behind bars after being tried as an adult. This is a non-murder case, although a man was shot in the leg (not by my son). Yet my son was considered a part of the crime, and was still sentenced for this length of time. He is now 19 years…View more