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However, please do not insist on helping and do not be offended if your offer is declined. My experiences in Rome were largely positive. Some of the people I met were a little surprised when they first saw me, but quickly felt at ease.
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People with disabilities are not brave for being in public or doing things on their own. Next time you see a person with disabilities, try to see them as an ordinary person first.
Try to see how they might be just like you. When you see me jump into a burning building to save a puppy, then you can call me brave!
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People cisabled disabilities are people first. Optional email code. Seeing Beyond a Person's Disability. Lesson 1: People with disabilities are not helpless. Throw out this assumption! Lesson 2: Staring is rude! Lesson 3: Thanks, but no thanks.
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