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When Do the Disabled Get the Respect and Services They Deserve?

Those with physical disabilities aren’t invisible, and yet we fail to adequately plan for their needs and ability to contribute to our society.

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Physically disabled persons don’t all travel in wheelchairs or use motorized lifts to put them into pools or baths. Many will walk right past you in the street, and you won’t know they have a disability until…

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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health. Website: http://t.co/VT8mvcAvRz

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