My name is Janice. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work with a specialty in Health/Mental Health issues.
I was forced to retire early because of my disability. As an older woman who worked her career as a Social Worker, I feel it is important for me to advocate not only for myself but for others with disabilities.
I am fearful for the first time about my future. I am concerned that our new president has no idea what it is like to try to deal with day to day issues of living with a disability. Now I also have to worry about my Medicare benefits as well as my SSDI. These are not gifts from the government, I paid into the system for over 40 years, this is not a government handout. ADA has made great strides and I would hate to see that all disappear. So I am virtually marching for the disabled, for women, LGBTQ, for different races, cultures and religions….we are citizens too.