Hi All, since it is getting more difficult for me to work on my computer in view of my recent vision loss issues I decided to reblog or repost a few previous articles. As I mentioned two weeks ago I will be having YAG laser surgery on the affected eye in early November and the expected prognosis is good. I’ve swapped out some of the products that were mentioned when I originally wrote this article but I still follow the same steps.
I wrote the following article for another group and I wanted to share it here.
I read an article in the New York Daily News the other day about a 7-year old girl (Kailee Freitag) who was denied entry to a carnival kiddie ride without adult supervision due to what the ride operator felt was a ‘medical condition’. The article stated that “…unidentified employee stopped her and demanded that Freitag accompany her on the attraction, according to the mom.” Kailee, who has previously enjoyed rides at amusement parks like Disney World, is blind. A 20 minute confrontation ensued between Kailee’s mom and the employee with the end result being Kailee was permitted on the ride for one solitary spin after the operator pulled the other children off.
It’s always sad when people are discriminated against and while this subject is a topic for discussion at another…
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