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How could having disability change how people look at me?

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Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Join the crowd, Be +: Most of us have had disabilities at one time or another. Certain disabilities are more altering for ourselves, and for the people that we come in contact with. I am now on partial disability for a heart attack. First, get a handle on your own preconceptions of what your disability is doing to you (physically, emotionally, socially), and then think about what baggage others bring along into play.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Look within: It probably matters more how you look at yourself if you have a disability. There are literally millions of people who carry on normal lives with a disability. There will always be some people who feel uncomfortable around people with disabilities but that is their problem, not yours. Don't worry about what other people think; difficult to change others.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What changes were made by the ADA for people with disabilities?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Too broad a topic: Are you asking about recent or past changes made by the Americans with Disabilities Act ? We can't possibly cover this in 400 characters or less. For a good review see: https://adata.org/learn-about-ada

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