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Re: [IP] is diabetes considered to be a disability

In a message dated 7/3/02 7:48:19 PM Central Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> So, if this is a disability, what do we get out of the fact? Do we get the
> little yellow parking tags so we can park in the handicapped spaces at
> walmart? Maybe we can get extra returns on our taxes like being blind? How
> is this tag of ours helping us?

well, it is enabling my daughter to be able to test in school as needed, have 
snacks, calls to me, infuse insulin, accommodations for tests, water bottle 
with her, rest room as needed...shall I go on...would not have happened if it 
was not the law...some still isn't and so we have a complaint with the Office 
for Civil rights.....
Beverly, Mom to Mary, 8, dx'd 9/97, pumping, and Nick, who is now ten!
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