Monster Blog – January 11, 2007: 10 Questions About Disability

10 Questions About Disability

Do disabled persons have rights?

Are disabled persons accorded equal opportunity in activities that non-disabled persons take for granted?

Are disabled persons marginalised and segregated from society?

Should disabled persons live in institutions?

What is disability?

What is impairment?

Is disability the consequence of sin or karma?

Can disabled persons make important decisions concerning their lives?

Do disabled persons need charity and welfare?

Are disabled persons a burden to society?

Author: Peter Tan

Peter Gabriel Tan. Penangite residing in the Klang Valley. Blissfully married to Wuan. A LaSallian through and through. Slave to three cats. Wheelchair user since 1984. End-stage renal disease since 2017. Principal Facilitator at Peter Tan Training specialising in Disability Equality Training. Former columnist of Breaking Barriers with The Borneo Post. This blog chronicles my life, thoughts and opinions. Connect with me on Twitter and Facebook.