HAVING SUPPORTIVE FAMILY MEMBERS SURE HELPS!!!
My sister has a friend who is disabled (who I’ll call Gertrude for anonymity’s sake). Gertrude’s family almost never includes her in anything because they never bother to check if anything is wheelchair-friendly. They just leave her at home alone for holidays and go off without her, or they take her along with them when they go out and if they encounter stairs they just send her back home and carry on without her. Hearing about the testimony’s of Gertrude made me truly appreciate the type of disability family I have.
The type of disability family that I have is one that treats me the same as all my other siblings and gives me no special treatment. You’d think I’d be able to get away with more things but its actually the opposite – my parents are too familiar with my smart attitude and flimsy white lies to let me…
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