For many disabled people, it is not the big things like rights and policies that makes the real difference in their lives, but rather it is the small things that really matter and can be life changing. For this, I mean things like small pieces of equipment or clothes, like bibs and swimming nappies, within the home, a dropped curb in the right place or having assistance or support with that one little thing that makes life worth making.
You can have all the money in the world, but without a positive attitude and information about the little things which can make the biggest difference, people will remain victims of their own situation. I wish sometimes I could spent a few hours with so many disabled people to support them in understanding what they can do rather then what they can’t do, which has very little to do with the level of the impairment someone has.
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