Ten Reasons in a Greeting and Sensitivity Card That Reminds Us of How to Live With People With Some Kind of Disability
Our GuGu Team, namely Michalis Papadopoulos and Sotiris Arabatzis, we met in August hosting them and their work at makthes.gr. These are two teachers specializing in special education. For two people who have dedicated their lives to highlighting the lives of people with disabilities.
They also have a site, The Gugu Team, in which, after interviewing people with disabilities or their own people, they post them on their page with the intention of highlighting their stories. All of their moves are made with the utmost respect for those who are dealing with disability or their families, with the goal of knowing and in no way regretting. They also make sure to post other news that they think can help people with disabilities.
For the holidays, The Gugu Team posted a greeting card, signed by an unknown, listing ten reasons why Santa Claus could have autism … The card contains a deep knowledge of disability and a lot of love …
The card lists the ten reasons: The beloved child of Saints puts on his reindeer and names them, likes to wear the same clothes every day, prefers specific foods, avoids social contact and works at night when everyone is sleeping. , checking his list again and again, all the kids are either good or bad with no choice, he likes to be crammed into cramped places – chimneys – he ignores that it’s not socially acceptable to enter another’s house at midnight, he follows the same route every year, he does things that impress those around him and everyone admires him …
The Gugu Team’s post:
Article translated from Greek by Lampros Yiangou (AbleBook)