Where is ACA?
cloudburst at prodigy.net
Tue Jul 3 21:52:52 PDT 2001
>Actually in defense of ACA, the convention registration fee was very
reasonable compared to >other similar ones,
I've never attended a convention of any sort, so I have no basis of
comparison, but I dislike the idea of fees in what purports to be an
educational, supportive environment for people with disabilities, esp. since
as far as I could tell there were no scholarships, grants, etc., available
for the "rare" amputee who is un or underemployed.
>the impractical idea of buffet meals for a bunch having to deal with
crutches and the like on a large scale basis.<
Yes, but it would make a great cartoon *s*
>Let me ask you this, if you no longer pay dues, do you still get the
inMotion or First Step?
Actually, I've since checked, and my membership is a thing of the past, but,
yes, inMotion is the gift that keeps on giving in my home, as well. I'm not
sure about First Step. It sounds familiar, but I really couldn't say with
>Now am I saying they don't do anything at all that's worthy? No, but why
don't they spell it out >for us? Why do they continue to ignore the
questions of the very members they claim to need >so? In 11 years, why
hasn't the organization gown in comparison to the increases in amputees in
>this country? Why hasn't it? Third party, Mr. Miller's response to
expenditures now is, it's not a >public organization and he doesn't HAVE to
share all that information. My response is, they why >would anyone want to
share in YOUR organization with obvious selective agendas, not >necessarily
coinciding with the majority of the population you claim to be working for!?
I think these are excellent questions. Thanks, Stacey -- I'm learning a
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