Incoherent Ramblings from a Coffee Addict - "I Have Always Depended On The Kindness Of Strangers..."
Seen on many of my LJFriends' journals in recent days. Just what I needed tonight - another example of disablism. A someone with a different (and arguably not as extreme) invisible disability, I have experienced similar in the past. I dread getting "bad enough" in the future, as is quite likely, that I might need a wheelchair more often. Life is enough of a battle as it is without jobsworths like this!
ETA evilpuppy has recieved a response from United:
ETA links to other people's posts (some friends-locked/FO) linking to her first post so you can read the comments there and see how many people have to put up with treatment like this.:
ETA Another example of how United are the pits:
ETA On a lighter note, someone linked to this music video about how United Breaks Guitars.
Also: their first followup song 2 and their further followup, song 3.
ETA "Disabled air travel: how to survive" - a great (if US-centric) article!