How do we perceive ourselves after a disability?

By Greg Snider

Editor’s Note: Greg Snider is Chair of the Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers Group, and a member of OPSEU’s Disa bility Rights Caucus.

Recently I was camping and I observed my friend Steve taking down a tarp he had put up earlier and I was struck by the human ability to find ways to complete a task.  You see my friend only has one arm and had to untie a knot above his head, a task I find with two arms sometimes frustrating, and yet he accomplished this task with seeming ease.   Continue reading