The Disability Truth

You’ve come a long way with me. You know that I’m profoundly deaf, often silly, and unfailingly clumsy. You might also know that I lipread and I speak clearly. This puts me in a rare category that many do not know how to handle.Do I just talk directly at her?Do I get a pen, a notepad?Do I raise my voice?Do I whisper and mime?...more
Amen!  I've been an amputee since I was 8.  I hate the assumptions that I get state assistance ... more