Grace and Social Respect for those Suffering from Disabilities


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Essay #: 054565
Total text length is 12,787 characters (approximately 8.8 pages).

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An individual suffering from a disability, most often does not desire pity or special treatment. Society in general, however oftentimes feels pity or guilt when they are uncomfortable or not sure how to act or react while in the presence of a disabled individual. While the laws and thoughts have changed over the years, there is still a great need for education. Not only do individuals need to be versed in the appropriate treatment of those suffering with disabilities, but also the correct terminology. It is unfair to stereotype or lump any group of individuals into categories, especially when they are incorrect or inaccurate. The purpose of this paper is to examine several situations and the appropriate treatment of a disabled...
The end: the right to respect, equality and the chance at living a normal life, just like the rest of society.
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