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In our sixth episode, we are talking about being a good friend to someone with a physical difference. Our guest, Lisa DeWeert, is back with us! She gives us terms to use and questions to ask. She reminds us that everyone has a very different journey and we need to be mindful of that. Listen for her tips on how to be more comfortable around people with a physical difference!

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Does being around someone with a physical difference make you nervous? Why?
  2. Do you know what a prosthetic is?
  3. What is something you learned in listening to Lisa’s story?

Resources

The Lucky Fin Project

Medikidz Books on Epic

I Am Not A Label

What Are the Paralympic Games?

El Deafo

Normal: One Kid’s Extraordinary Journey

 

 

About Lisa

  • From Bloomington-Normal, IL
  • Just graduated grad school with Master’s in communication (her love language is talking!)
  • world traveler
  • Currently works at a University as a career advisor, helping students with their early professional journeys
  • Born with smaller muscles in arms and hands (called arthrogryposis… and note, I have mild case of it)
  • She believes that your personal relationship with Jesus is pretty much all that matters
  • Enneagram 2!

Find Lisa on social:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lisa__jane__/
Email: [email protected]