[nfbwatlk] Read and Weep
kkipp123 at msn.com
Thu Dec 2 04:57:22 UTC 2010
Oh dear. I don't even know what to say except why?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Freeman" <k7uij at panix.com>
To: "NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:51 PM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Read and Weep
>I find it highly ironic that the couple described below gives presentations
>on the "capabilities" of people with disabilities when they consented to
>have Extreme Home Makeover modify their house, given that their only
>disability is blindness.
> Makes one ill and proves once again why we need NFB!
> Mike Freeman
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gaylen Floy
> To: wcb-l at wcbinfo.org
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:27 PM
> Subject: [Wcb-l] Another Extreme Makeover
> The next episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will feature the
> family of Andre and Jasmine Anderson on Sunday, December 5th. The family
> was selected as the recipient of a brand new home after sharing their
> personal story with the show's producers. Andre and Jasmine Anderson are
> both clients of Cleveland Sight Center and advocates for people with
> disabilities. Andre is currently doing his graduate-level internship in
> social work at Cleveland Sight Center, and Jasmine leads a low vision
> support group and does presentations to school-age children regarding
> persons with disabilities, communicating their many capabilities and
> helping to dispel misperceptions.
> Host Ty Pennington, the design team, and Marous Brothers Construction
> created an extraordinary home for Andre, Jasmine, sons Jaison and Jahzion,
> and Andre's guide dog, Valentine. Cleveland Sight Center was pleased to be
> a resource regarding adaptations and assistive technology for the project.
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