I know there are a lot of reasons why people are not receiving the help they need, but I wanted to talk about why I think that is the most important factor to keep in mind when people are looking for help.
I want to talk with you about what I call the “digital treadmill.”
I don’t know if it’s the internet, or something else, but the internet is making it very difficult for a lot more people than ever before to get the help that they need.
I am a mom, I am an educator, I work in a company, I have a family.
I can’t work, I can barely afford food, and I can afford to go to school, but that doesn’t mean I can just stop working.
I need to work.
I really do.
And I can.
So when I see someone that I know has a problem, I want them to know that they have a friend in a wheelchair who needs help, that they can reach out to, and that their family has an internet connection and can reach them.
And when they go online, they see people like them who need help.
And so, the more people that I see online, the better it is for me.
It makes me feel a lot better.
And it helps me know that I can get help.
That I can reach people, that I don