New Ways of Thinking and Revolutionary Common Sense
How many times have we thought, heard, or said things like:
Now think about other things you’ve thought, heard, or said—better yet, make a list!
How many times do we make assumptions about children or adults with disabilities that are based primarily on the person’s diagnosis? How many decisions—life-altering decisions for the person with the disability—have been made based on these assumptions? How do we know the issue is a consequence of the person’s disability?
Let’s look at example #1. Amazingly, I heard this from different professionals, years apart. (Where did this mythical and goofy assumption come from?) Click here to continue.
Disability Issue or Human Being Issue?
As a rule, we perceive what we expect
The unexpected is usually not received at all. It is not seen or heard, but ignored. Or it is misunderstood.
Peter F. Drucker