handicapped parking

Dear Young Man, Maybe if this goes far and wide enough you’ll see it, I hope that’s the case. Awhile back as I was walking
As a young woman battling serious illness, with multiple hidden medical devices, I have found there is a high incident rate of unnecessary, and hurtful comments by those assuming I am not sick. After contacting a small population of disabled individuals on Instagram, it seems there are five specific stigmas that patients desperately wanted dispelled.
Next time sir, please be respectful, and try to think of the implications your choices have on others, as well as the message you are sending to onlookers.
We all want our lives to be easier. Unfortunately, when we act in ways that attempt to save time or money, we often fail to recognize the effect that our choices have on others. This is especially true in the area of accessibility which often falls prey to our fast paced lifestyles.
Everyone has those events in life that trigger our anger, or disgust; those things that people in society do that simply piss us off. My all-time winner is when someone parks in a handicapped parking spot who is obviously not handicapped.
More than once, police officers have stopped me and inquired if the handicapped placard hanging from my rear view mirror belongs to me. I stand tall, smile, and ask if they want to see the paperwork the law requires that I keep in my vehicle. Thus far no one has asked me to produce it.
If you are ever tempted to question the legality of a handicapped permit, please leave it to the police. Not all handicaps are visible.
If you think individuals and their families are just trying to game the system for their own benefit, think again.
Remember: If you're ever in the driver's seat and someone offers you the use of their blue placard, just use it. It's not illegal or immoral to use it, and your friend has it for a good reason.
I try to keep the conversation light-hearted at first, but once it's clear that my conversational partner is getting a little too light-hearted, I need to make sure that they know I'm serious about the fact that the blue tag hanging on my rearview mirror is mine.
The footage was recovered by the car's owner, Hila Ben Baruch, who posted the video on her Facebook page Monday evening, along
I learned long ago not to use God to justify my actions, to act like I'm superior to anyone else, or to rationalize my false need to control the lives of my fellow man and woman. Instead, I try my level best to cultivate my decency, and pray for other Americans to do the same.
For a nation where one of the core tenets is a presumption of innocence until proven guilty, we have sure lost the ability to give anyone the benefit of the doubt.
Where you park in L.A. is important. So it's no surprise that the handicap parking space has become a highly sought after commodity, and it has set the stage for a controversy that is testing the town's liberal social leanings.
It is the physician or the optometrist who has the authority to sign the application forms that grant disabled placards or license plates. But, how many doctors know the law, read the forms?
NORTHGLENN, Colo. -- A disabled grandfather was sent to the hospital after he was attacked when he confronted someone who