"I Don't Know Anyone with a Disability"


During a recent presentation to a group of non-educators, a member said just that. "I don't know anyone with a disability."


You might have to read that twice to let that sink in and wrap your mind around that statement.


First of all... unless you are living under a rock or have isolated yourself from the rest of humankind, you more than likely know someone with a disability.


I'm 99% sure that you do.


People with disabilities, learning differences, differing abilities, or however you want to say it are everywhere.


FACT: One billion people or 15% of the global population have a disability.


FACT: That is the largest "minority" population in the world.


Are all disabilities visible? NO!


Does everyone with a disability use a wheelchair? NO!


Disabilities come in a wide variety:




The point is... does it matter?


People with disabilities don't wear a t-shirt or announce their sign to announce their difference.


If that were the case, we would all have to wear our own custom t-shirt and design.


We are all so very different.


And that is a beautiful thing...


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