The Ehlers-Danlos Blog
A resource for those afflicted with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and their families.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
No Fear: Britons Fight Back Against Prying, Misinformed Eyes
London — In an effort to resolve its budget crisis, the UK has instituted a policy which encourages citizens to report disabled people who "appear" to be doing more than their disability might allow, never forgiving that a wheelchair-bound EDS sufferer might, occasionally enjoy a brief walk or a breezy trip down a slide.
Writing in The Guardian, advocate Lucy Glennon posits that the policy is narrow-minded and deeply misinformed.