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Menschen mit einer Behinderung sind nicht Menschen zweiter oder dritter Klasse.
Wenn Menschen aufgrund eines Unfalls nicht mehr arbeiten können, haben sie nichts. Vielleicht im schlimmsten Fall #HartzIV.
Es kann schnell passieren, dass diese Menschen "ausgesteuert" werden. Das heißt, sie bekommen weder Lohn, noch Krankengeld, Arbeitslosengeld und im schlimmsten Fall auch kein Arbeitslosengeld.
Unsere Sozialgesetze sind leider ausgestaltet in Richtung von leistungsstarken Menschen.
Wir müssen weg kommen von diesem Weltbild des starken erfolgreichen Mann.
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17 years ago, when I was lying on the hospital bed, I heard a bunch of women whisper, “Did you see that new girl in the general ward? What a shame! She must be cursed as now her life has now come to an end.”
#WorldDisabilityDay #InternationalDisabilityDay #IDPD2019 #Disability
That was the very first time I cried my eyes out. Not when I saw my amputated arms covered in blood. Not when I saw the doctors drilling iron rods inside my leg. Not when I was battling for my dear life.
I was labeled the disabled girl with no future. The naive 13 year old mind inside me was ready to believe their verdict on my life and had it not been for the unconditional support of my family and friends, I’d have given up.
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