Glenda Watson Hyatt has invited me to share the spotlight at her Reader's Cafe Wednesday, February 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. Pacific Standard time. That's from 6 to 10 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Glenda plans to tackle some questions related to the recent denial of service at Steak 'n Shake such as:
Why didn’t you go inside to order your milkshake? (I know why, but I would like Karen to explain why.)
Is this type of incident common for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing?
What don’t most people understand about being Deaf orhard of hearing? What are some typical barriers you face daily?
Some unenlightened souls say you shouldn’t even be driving because you wouldn’t hear sirens coming, and thus, are a safety concern on the road. How do you know when to pull over for emergency vehicles?
As a person with a disability, surely you unfortunately encounter annoying and discriminating situation frequently. What was it about this particular situation that made you fight it rather than brush it of?
What steps have you taken so far to advocate for your rights?
You’ve used social media, like blogs and Twitter, to tell your story. What kinds of responses or results have you experienced? How have you managed to keep up with all of it?
Read more at: Glenda's Reader's Cafe