Jon Bateman’s story is an example of the personal and professional success Incight seeks to foster within our Scholars and the community at large. They say hindsight is always 20/20. Jon Bateman, born with spina bifida, knows this firsthand. With it in mind, he’s written the article called, “Hey, Me!: What I’d Tell My Younger Self”, offering insight to the disabled about how society generally perceives them.
Now 35, the self-styled “professional communicator” and president of the Calgary Sledge Hockey Association wrote this article out of his feeling that articles by disabled people about societal perceptions of disabled people are in short supply.
Bateman combines understanding of the frustrations that accompany disabilities with practical advice that’s short on self-pity and long on progressive thought. To read the entire article, click the link.