Eels on Wheels

The perception of being handicapped has changed greatly during my lifetime. In fact, you seldom hear the term “handicapped” any more. The term implies that a person has a situation that they can do nothing about. On the other hand, “physically challenged” gives the idea that a person has circumstances that might make certain tasks more difficult, BUT they can still be be overcome.
Take scuba diving, for instance.
Scuba is a pastime enjoyed by millions, including a significant number of folks who find that getting around underwater greatly narrows the difference between their circumstances and those who don’t face physical challenges.

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