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- Some of the staff cannot walk - they work from wheel-chairs (meaning that the wheel chair is their office sitting chair). Because of difficult physical mobility, they stay at their workspots for long time intervals.
Is bathroom combines workplace? Maybe for "smell abled" to be cleaner?
Wow Kudo's to for raising their morale by calling them 'differently enabled' I expect that makes them feel so much better about their disabilities. It's like they are Mutants with super-powers.
Tell me did she mention anything about the 'normally enabled' staff purposely blinding or maiming themselves in order to make themselves differently enabled? To me that could be the only downside to this approach
more than 90 percent of the staff are differently enabled
What? They can master magnetism, heal amazingly quickly, things like that?
Reading that, what keeps screaming out at me is, paying lower than market rate to people who you deem will be just grateful for a job. I don't read that as philanthropy. To me, that smacks of rampant exploitation.
There was this company called ReHab in the Washington, DC area in the 1970s. They made a habit of hiring quite a few physically disabled persons. The company used to contract for the Federal government.
Someone said that the founder was disabled in a car accident and that gave him the impetus to start a company that actively solicited disabled persons for employment.
Nothing wrong with that. It is not PC (politically correct)crap. It is not exploiting the disabled. It is a way of recognizing that they also have the right to be productive employees.
This company has combined "business with philanthropy".
Yeah, we got a lot of those. It is called "marketing". A business is not a philantropical institution. Its purpose is profit.
About the vision-impaired staff members, they possess very high memory.
That's some generalization there.
I'm technically considered a "disabled" person. That is NOT the same as differently abled - the latter is a perversion of the political correct idiots that think that it sounds negative to call someone "disabled". People that use terms like "differently abled" have a pshylogical disability, a perverted need for positivism.
We, in the real world, name sh*t as it is. We learn to discriminate between warm and cold so we can survive fires and winters. Don't talk about "different temperatured seasons" or you'll get a long-sleeve sweater. One with very long sleeves.
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Like you Eddy, I would be technically classified as disabled. Wishy washy language like this just annoys the crap out of me - when I was younger, I had a brief moment of madness where I considered looking to the army to be sponsored through university and into Sandhurst. I flunked the physical purely because of my disability - and they didn't sugar coat it as me being "differently abled". As far as they were concerned, I would not even be worthy of being called up in times of National Service.
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