poehlman1 at home.com
Thu Jan 24 08:41:02 EST 2002
it is discriminatory and inflamatory. it is just like some maneuvers I
have seen to keep the little guy from opperating in the braille
production business. I don't think there is a place for this kind of
thinking in the ada and if you took it to the d o j, I don't think it
would stand up. If you are being denied a service you are being denied
a service and that is that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kenny Hitt" <kennyhitt at yahoo.com>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: (off-topic) ADA
Hi. I talked to them when it passed.
They did it "to protect me from bad people." Nfb, ACB, and the
state school for the blind aren't interested in doing anything about it
so I just live with it.
On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 09:45:43AM -0600, Kirk Wood wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Kenny Hitt wrote:
> > Hi. In Alabama, readers are required to pass a background check.
> > Also, they have to pay for the background check. Because of this, I
> > haven't had help in several years.
> So let me see if I understand this correctly. In Alabama a person is
> supposed to pay a fee (guessing in the area of $50) so that they can
> a blind person out making maybe $7.00 an hour? That is a nice barier
> having to pay the minimal rates they do. Readers never get
> that is worthy. I think you should speak with your state legislator
> why he wants to deny you services. Then get as many other people you
> to call asking the same question.
> Kirk Wood
> Cpt.Kirk at 1tree.net
> Nowlan's Theory:
> He who hesitates is not only lost, but several miles from
> the next freeway exit.
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