In the words of poet Robert Burns,
The best laid schemes o’ mice and men
Gan aft a-gley
An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain
For promis’d joy.
There is a serious abuse of the disabilities act. It should only apply to physical disabilities and offer physical accommodations. Mental health issues are real and need real solutions but that is a separate issue that needs a separate solution.
College Students’ Disability Claims Show Unintended Consequences of ADA — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
Twentieth-century American sociologist Robert Merton popularized a term that is now a part of our everyday vocabulary. “The Law of Unintended Consequences,” often cited but rarely defined, posits that actions of people—and most especially of government—always have effects that are unanticipated or unintended. Since our government is prolific at enacting sweeping legislation, there are countless … Continue reading “College Students’ Disability Cla…