Crazy, loony, you know

from the Mental Health Association of Broward County in Florida, with a h/t to the new blog Psychodonuts: mental illness is not a joke, an effective thought-producing, short video on the stigmatization of mental illness they made a few years ago:

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What sort of Olympics Paralympics: Beijing Olympics guide on Paralympians

DISABLED people can be unsocial, stubborn, controlling, and defensive according to an official Beijing Olympics guide.  The Olympic manual for volunteers in Beijing is peppered with patronising comments, noting for example that physically disabled people are “often” mentally healthy……
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