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Disability is in the Eyes of the Beholder

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve written, but it has been extremely busy since I last posted here. Work was busy, but not unfruitful.

One project I finished last December was a video for IBM managers worldwide called: “Disability is in the Eyes of the Beholder,” which IBM’s diversity organization asked me to do. This video and other material is being used to help inform managers about IBM’s diversity policies and strategies as it applies to people with disabilities.

Similar education and awareness material is provided throughout every business year on any number of topics including equal opportunity, sexual harassment and policies regarding equity in the workplace as it applies to women, LGBT and other constituency members.

One of my colleagues on this project wrote the following introduction to the video, which I’d like to share with you.

In December 2012, my now three-year-old son was diagnosed with a rare disease – 1 in 100,000 people – Hunter Syndrome. Because of his disease, …