The Transylvania Times -

'These People' Are Us


August 6, 2018

A July 30 opinion letter recounted a disrespectful comment made about an Ingles employee who was perceived to have a disability. The commenter used the term “these people,” indicating an ignorant belief that “these people” are so different from the commenter. Allow us to share some information about “these people.”

People with disabilities are, first and foremost, not defined by the physical or mental differences they live with. Businesses hire them based on their abilities, not their limitations, using the same criteria for the entire applicant pool.

Transylvania Vocational S...

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