[nfbmi-talk] Matter of Oppinion

Tonya Smith tonyasmith75 at live.com
Wed Apr 6 16:36:31 UTC 2011

Oh. Okay. And another message that if, I didn't quite listen to the whole thing what Joel's message was, but I don't know, maybe there is stairs at the job site for the husband, you know, that he can't get up on because he is in a wheelchair and whatnot. That's not his problem. Unfortunately, there's probably no ramp so he can go visit her. And yes, I wouldn't blame her for being mad, you know, that he can't come and visit. She has every right to be mad. I mean if that's the case. I don't know what the whole situation is. But anyways, so, yeah, now it's good to be compassionate for others and to say, well that's their problem or that's our problem. Well, you have to consider the source sometimes. You know? Maybe there is a reason why. But like I said, maybe I'm wrong here, and if I am, well then I will redirect my statement.

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> From: "Larry D. Keeler" <lkeeler at comcast.net> 
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> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Matter of Oppinion
> I do wonder about folks who do practice to decieve.  In your message Joe, the woman had no disability and therefor shouldn't be so raving mad.  If it was a job for her and her wheelchair husband couldn't come visit, well, that's her probblem!  My wife uses a chair and my daughter is deaf.  But if it means making money, well, maybe they shouldn't be able to come to the job sitee!  However, if I did get the job that doesn't mean that I wouldn't work for accessibility within the job site.  Also, I don't believe that I should hide the fact that I am blind but sometimes if I think it won't get me in the door I don't mention it.  Two quick examples of this were at Eastern Michigan University.  I took a lot of biology classes there with labs included.  My practice was to sign up for the classes and then try to meet with the proffessor before attending.  When I took embryology, I did this and my proffessor let me in.  He was very scepitcal but he let me in anyway.  I did very well and was invited to take his masters level course.  So, I did it again!  I signed up for an entomology class.  I met with the instructor and he told me there was no way!  I was horrified!  "Well, I talked with him and it would have been very difficult.  Sence a lot of the work used a microscope.  I had used those things with an assistant before but I had models and such that I could also have used in those classes.  I did aggree not to take the class becaus of the extreme difficulty but the proffessor actually did know me and knew I was capable of many things.  He felt that sence a lot of the work was independent, I couldn't do it.  I did tell him it was possible but I opted to take that masters level developmental biology course instead.  I did very well in that thing as well!  I guess the point is that everyone is different and that if you apply for a job or anything else with a hidden agenda, don't be surprised if it gets called out.  And if it does you should be able to explain yourself.  
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