to a large part I'd agree. The special school I went to for two years was so
contrived it was unbelieveable. Bells for everything, rules of doing things
on the hour every hour, ---- about the only good thing you could say was the
educational standard was higher than normal.
then however as a teenager, I attended a school which had a few blind
students, but mostly sited, with a resource center. That setup might've
worked, if it weren't for the fact that it was in the worst school in the
county, a school where knives were literally pulled on teachers.
The best experience I had was actually my final school, where indeed I was
the only blind student, and they did everything in their power not to have
me, up to and including stating I couldn't take one class because there were
19 students and there wouldn't be a spare chair, but in the end were forced
to, and six months later I got a distinct and formal appology from them.
I'd class myself as pretty independent as well, pluss I'd class myself as
someone who has a variety of interests and attributes, lack of site being
one of them. I must confess if I have a prejudice, it's actually against
blind people, ---- or more specifically, against the cleak orientated, stay
at home blind people who spend all their time only talking to and
interacting with other blind people and believe making coffee without a
liquid level indicator is worthy of a gold medel, I did in fact have a blind
person once tell me this in great tones of respect and ore about one of
their blind friends. The fact that I do it everytime I make coffee in a
cafetier because the indicator simply won't fit over the jug, or indeed
lived without one for three weeks on one holiday where I forgot to bring one
didn't seem to count with said person.
Beware the Grue!
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