Disability Awareness : Compassion Goes Beyond What We See

By November 27, 2019 February 22nd, 2020 Articles

 

We look back on our Disability Awareness sharing session last Friday and thought about what happened that night. You see, it was an awareness event we held for our volunteers, but we were being made more aware and learnt so much more than we thought we would.

For one, there is so much debate going on as to the simplest things — even the terms we use to describe the differently-abled need to be appropriate without seemingly being pretentious. We learnt that #compassion goes beyond so much more than what we see. It is felt deep inside. And when we don’t understand, it is okay to say “We’re sorry, we didn’t know. We’ll do better next time.”

This is how we learn. This is how we #bthebetteryou