(3A) Empathy for Disability

Research Assignment

Haley Robles
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  1. Empathy- ability to understand and share feelings of another.The difference between empathy and sympathy is that with sympathy you feel sorrow or compassion for people but with empathy you actually put yourself in another person's shoes in order to feel what they feel.
  2. 3 different disabilities are Poliomyelitis, Muscular Dystrophy, and Cerebral Palsy.  Cerebral Palsy affects the functions of the brain and the nervous system.  Poliomyelitis affects the central nervous system and can lead to full or half paralysis.  Muscular Dystrophy makes your muscles weaken over time and contribute to the muscle loss 
  3. when you are blind and deaf, you stimulate them by blindfolding them and putting headphones on.  the cerebral palsy stimulator makes it difficult for you to walk. and the muscular dystrophy stimulator restricts some of your muscles