Posts made in December, 2015

Defining quality of life

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Defining the Quality of Life By Jen Onsum People living with disabilities strive for acceptance and inclusion in this world that wasn’t necessarily designed for us. But, above all, we strive to have people see us as being no different than someone who lives without a mobility device and without being hooked up to medical equipment that saves lives. So when CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen deemed a little girl’s life with an “incurable disease” and potential life dependent on a ventilator and other medical equipment to be a “terrible quality of life,” (Cohen, Elizabeth, “Heaven over hospital: 5-year-old changes the conversation about death,” 11/04/15) it...

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