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MS, Self-Esteem and Emotional Health

Cathy Health Guide April 17, 2012
  • I recently saw a photo posted on Facebook that has been haunting me since I first saw it.  It’s a picture of an elementary school class practicing for an upcoming chorale concert.  Everyone is sitting together on the bleachers of an auditorium, except for one student who is sitting al...

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  • Anonymous
    healthyguy112
    Apr. 17, 2012

    Well said.  I remember the days when people spoke in hushed voices about those in wheelchairs.  Not really done anymore - we've come a long way, but there's more work to be done to change attitudes.   There's still plenty of disability discrimination in the workplace as well as in schools.

    • Cathy
      Health Guide
      Apr. 17, 2012

      Dear Healthyguy,

       

      You are so right - we have come a long way and yes, we do still have a long way to go.  The world will be a much better place if we could all learn to understand one another.  We all have some kind of a disability whether it be a chronic illness or poor eyesight or even something as "simple" as not being able to ride a bicycle! ...

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      Dear Healthyguy,

       

      You are so right - we have come a long way and yes, we do still have a long way to go.  The world will be a much better place if we could all learn to understand one another.  We all have some kind of a disability whether it be a chronic illness or poor eyesight or even something as "simple" as not being able to ride a bicycle!  Everyone has something about them that needs understanding.  The world would be a more livable place to live in if we could just learn compassion.