Advocating for Someone Means Accepting Their Imperfections

Advocating for Someone Means Accepting Their Imperfections

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Advocating for Someone Means Accepting Their Imperfections

Advocacy is a beautiful thing. Many people find it fulfilling because it’s a way to show kindness to others while championing something close to one’s own heart. But advocacy isn’t always easy. I’ve come across some disability advocates whose dedication to the cause was tested by their experiences interacting with disabled peers. Most of the disabled people I know — my husband included — are kind and considerate. They possess a remarkable amount of patience…

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