My disability makes me who I am. They’ve caused me struggles And made me rejected, But they have also built me up And me strong. My ADHD is not just a learning disability; it is a part of my personality. So why should I feel bad about who I truly am? My math impairment is not just a setback; it...
“Mentally and physically disabled students don’t feel supported outside of the classroom. I feel alone.”
“Just because you can’t see my disability doesn’t mean it isn’t there and doesn’t affect my daily life!”
“Disability services is supposed to meet everyone’s needs who have documented disabilities, so how come my needs were not met and I am being told I need to stop complaining.”
“Attendance policies need to not affect people with medical issues.”
“Not all staircases are accessible for the visually impaired.”
I am a woman who has a learning disability. I have always struggled with social skills like reading between the lines. Recently, a club on campus spoke behind my back to faculty and wanted something from a show removed. I was treated horribly and disrespectfully by both students and faculty. No one...
Here you will find the voices that brought up the issues of being physically disable or mentally disabled, that are not accounted for at Wheelock. However, some voices convey that Wheelock brought a breath of acceptance for them.