The Best Way to Help a Person in a Wheelchair

Question from anonymous: I have a lot of respect for your strength, but I know it’s not easy. I hate to see a person struggle. What’s the best way I can help a friend in a wheelchair? My Two Cents: First off, it’s cool that you didn’t let the wheelchair scare you away. Some feel…

Why is it offensive to ask the reason a person uses a wheelchair?

Here’s the first Q&A for IANMC’s AMA (whew…that’s a mouthful): Question from Nicki on Facebook: I have dealt with some level of disability since 12…and asked A LOT…why the crutches, why the cane, why the wheelchair, what happened, etc. and never have I been offended. Why is that offensive? My Two Cents: Nicki, thanks for…