47 Total Quotes

Disability Quotes Page 2

In general, very few people are prepared for any kind of disaster including disability, which doesn't require a hurricane.
Arthur Stein
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The majority of our staff has a disability, and they are excellent role models.
Lin Laing
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We empower individuals and want them to take charge of their lives. Having a disability does not preclude you from making your own decisions.
Lin Laing
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It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
Susan Hampshire
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[But it wasn't enough. Alex's mother filled out a 12-page application for Social Security Disability Insurance for Alex.] Anywhere I could write, I wrote about Alex and his illness, ... When they interview you, they pretty much make you feel naked and vulnerable.
Jim Hanson
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A large portion of the chronic homeless are disabled enough that they would be eligible for disability benefits and many already get them. But when the money runs out they stay with relatives or get put up in a shelter.
Pat Lynch
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Disability insurance is not cheap. But you have to weigh your own situation: what would happen to your own personal lifestyle if tomorrow morning you could not work any more? What would you do? Unless you have a rich uncle, that is.
Jim Owen
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Disability insurance is something that every adult should look at.
Jim Owen
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It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
Dick Durbin
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There's no such thing as disability insurance for a musician.
Joe Carroll
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Helen Keller
I have often been asked, ''Do not people bore you?'' I do not understand quite what that means. I suppose the calls of the stupid and curious, especially of newspaper reporters, are always inopportune. I also dislike people who try to talk down to my understanding. They are like people who when walking with you try to shorten their steps to suit yours; the hypocrisy in both cases is equally exasperating.
Helen Keller
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Mark Zupan
Increasing the Dialogue About Disability. Becoming disabled can happen to anyone at any time in life. It doesn't necessarily take a traumatic accident to become disabled.ÊYou can have cancer, chronic back pain or arthritis.
Mark Zupan
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The superstition was that disability of any sort was the mark of the devil. The phrases are in languages throughout Europe: the devil's hoof, the devil's horn mark. It reaches back to early Christianity and the middle ages. Where a child was born out of wedlock, the church cooked up the impression that you'd done something sinful, and something dreadful would result. You will still find, particularly in Greece, people doing a little sign when they see a very badly disabled child it needs warding off.
Kate Adie
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When we got home from that race that night, Rick wrote on the computer, 'Dad, when I run it feels like my disability disappears.' So, that was a very powerful message to me.
Dick Hoyt
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Generally speaking, and not in all instances, those schools that have higher percentages of students receiving special education services are going to tend to do less well on the tests. It's the nature of an education disability that it makes it more difficult for you to learn in some respect or another.
David Ernst
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Whether you are completely remodeling your home or using some of the readily available low-cost adaptive products, creating a safe, comfortable and accessible environment is not planning for disability - it's planning for continued independence.
Bob Vila
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In general, very few people are prepared for any kind of disaster including disability, which doesn't require a hurricane,
Arthur Stein
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