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Re: [IPk] RE: DLA

At 19:16 08/05/2002 +0100, you wrote:

>What causes some difficulty is that the DLA is a DISABILITY allowance! We're
>not disabled, we're normal, so why should we, or our parents if we are kids,
>get anything that separates us from the 'normal' population, either a good
>thing like this benefit, or a bad thing like discrimination?

I have argued in the past that diabetes is a condition, not a disability, 
so in a way I agree with you. However, I dislike your choice of words - as 
I am diabetic _and_ blind, am I to assume that you feel I am not normal, 
whereas you are?

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