Exclusion: The Law in Their Pockets – Braille Works

Exclusion: The Law in Their Pockets
Published on June 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

Most of us remember running errands with our parents when we were kids. I have these memories as well, but probably for a different reason. My parents are both blind and, in the 1970s and 1980s, some people had a mindset that supported exclusion over inclusion.

On more than one occasion I recall having a manager or owner of a business pointing toward the door telling my parents they were not to enter with their (service) ‘dogs.’ One of my parents would pull a card out of their [...]

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