A wonderful post from my good friend Dr Sara Ryan. She speaks the truth. Even though my disability is physical, it is still relevant.
Some people may think I’m disproportionately enraged by what I’m about to recount. They may raise their eyes to the ceiling and think ‘What a bligey old fuss about nothing. Get over yourself lady’.* Well sorry, but I think they are wrong. It is important. And the mundane context makes it all the more important because of what it reveals.
So. I went to collect LB from his after school club this evening. This is now run by the Guidepost Trust, a registered charity that supports a range of people. On their website they state;
In all our projects and services we start from the view point that every person is special and deserving of dignity and choice and this ethos runs through the Trust.
Now, I don’t have a particular beef with the Guidepost Trust at all. I don’t think (or I don’t know if) they are…
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