"Defining 'Disability' Down"
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Tue Apr 20 08:12:34 PDT 1999
Speaking of toilets, I'm just back from a 2 weeks stay in the USA and I
noticed that NO toilet is reserved for handicapped people. There are WC
accessible restrooms in each and every restaurant I visited but NOT ONE TIME
did I read a sign like ... "this toilet is for the exclusive use of mobility
impaired people" or whatever, like it's often the case in Europe.
My conclusion is that everyone is entitled to pee wherever they feel like
I'm just as blind as the the aircraft pilot, 20/20 corrected, even better
actually, one of my eyes has 16/10 and the other one 10/10. Nevertheless
without glasses or contact lenses I'm blind as a bat.
If, for a reason or another, I lose my glasses or lenses I'm not able to
drive a car, even a bicycle. I understand that it might be a tough problem
if I were to pilot a plane.
The interesting question would be to know if she would be entitled to pilot
the plane after laser surgery.
>>On the other hand, a power chair might be just the thing to zip through
>traffic to get the pizza there on time and while it's hot.
It would also help Domino's pizza with the devotee market segment. I would
order 3 pizzas a week if I were sure they would be delivered by a handsome
There was a Lego model of the U.S. Capital.
>Of the 50 tiny (two or three inches) bystanders in front, three were in
>wheelchairs. Lego had moved beyond the token one, and the ADA might have
>something to do with it.
That's cute :-) do they have the albinos and the trisomic one as well ?
the obese also ? )
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