disability and politics…..

i am not here to endorse anyone. as election day is getting closer, we all need to think about this very seriously. who is going to run our country for the next four years? who is going to help the disability community in a positive way. 1 in 5 americans represent the disability community and rarely has a presidential nominee ever addressed them.

almost 60% of adults with disabilities are not in the workforce. they get paid below minimum wage and the stigma of having a disability is viewed negatively. how do these candidates plan on changing this?

again, i am not here to endorse anyone but in a rare move hillary clinton has bought up the subject of how she is going to address some of these issues. from what i have seen, donald trump, made a disgusting attempt at making fun of a disabled journalist. he has not addressed this issue on his website at all.

being a mom and having a child with a disability, this topic is very important to me and my family. we need to change the way this nation looks at and judges people with disabilities. I’m sure that i am not alone with my frustration. we should do our research and really think about who we want to lead our country for the next 4 years.

i want to make it perfectly clear, i am NOT endorsing one candidate over another. i am saying…do your research and make an educated decision. i am “just” a mom trying to make the world a better place for my children!!!!

2 thoughts on “disability and politics…..

  1. Yes, this is important, I hope you get the right president who cares.
    We, in the UK, are not supported enough. It’s worsened for disabled people with extreme cut-backs and hate crime.
    Faith xo

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