Living with Hydrocephalus and blindness,
it helps to have a platform, a mike.
Hearing what is within also shows,
I am far much more than a diagnosis,
I am human,
so without getting to know me,
don’t give me a strike.
Case loads high, time is of the essence,
But take the time to encourage, empathize.
just like riding a bike.
I had the opportunity to talk to a group of Physician Assistant students; helping them have a better understanding of what it is like to live with a disability. This is the fourth class that my mom and I have had the opportunity to talk to. This time, my sister was able to join us, which made for a well rounded experience. In the medical field, it is important not to lose sight of the patients; remembering the human behind the diagnosis. As a therapist, I know this is my aim. Giving people a platform where their voice can be heard, especially when it comes to their health; physical or mental.
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