As a person with a disability, I have learned to successfully navigate the wonderful world of awkward situations.
Whether I'm out grocery shopping or at the movies with friends, it's not out of the ordinary to be thrusted into uncomfortable experiences. From the painfully piercing stares from toddlers, to inappropriate remarks from strangers, I've seen and heard them all.
Over the past 18 years of using an electric wheelchair, I've bumbled and lumbered my way through experiences and have become an expert in the excruciating.
With this incredible wealth of knowledge, I'm offering these 10 things to consider when you meet someone with a disability: