In the second episode Mona makes her way to London. https://youtu.be/B1sWtT-wShI https://youtu.be/Jf72wYXm5Yo The first thing that jumps out at me in this episode is the way that blind or visually impaired people are perceived by the sighted. We are seen as helpless many times. People assume that we can't be independent. Mona has someone with … Continue reading Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 2)
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Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 1)
Planes Trains and Canes is a mini documentary series by blind scientist and bioengineering professor Mona Minkara. In this series she documents her experiences as she travels independently to various countries. I found this documentary very informative and a great real life picture of what it is like to travel as a person who is … Continue reading Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 1)
Has Being Disabled Caused Me to be Angry at God?
If God is so good why do bad things happen? Why are there so many people with disabilities? Why does God not heal every person with a disability? You may have heard these questions before or have even asked yourself these questions. Here are my thoughts from a Christian viewpoint. Am I angry at God … Continue reading Has Being Disabled Caused Me to be Angry at God?
July is Disability Pride Month | Be Happy in your own Skin
I do not usually consider pride to be a good thing to have, but in this case the word "pride" is necessary. July is Disability Pride Month and it is time that people with disabilities be proud of who they are. People with disabilities are constantly seen as less of a person just because they … Continue reading July is Disability Pride Month | Be Happy in your own Skin
Stop Feeling Sorry for People with Disabilities
Are you a person with a disability? Have you had a stranger come up to you and say how sorry they are to see you in that disabled state? Have you had someone feel so sad for you that they cried? I know that people with disabilities can relate to this and can answer yes … Continue reading Stop Feeling Sorry for People with Disabilities