“ I was allowed in the woodwork room until I was 50 then I was told I had to go Industries.
After you were 50 years old you werent allowed to work in the woodwork room. After
2 years in Industries I was told to go to a meeting at Skillwise and we were told
that we were going to be made redundant and that we would be going to Skillwise,
there were 30 of us.. ....”
“ It makes me happy to be included in things and I have the right to be included.
Being included and being in a community means like going to a church, you see things
on the notice board in the community like ballroom dancing, jobs, looking for a flat...”
“ON LEAVING THE MATERNITY WARD DOCTOR WARNED ME THAT SINCE I GAVE BIRTH TO AN INTELLECTUALLY
DISABLED BABY, HE WOULD NOT DEVELOP LIKE OTHER BABIES, BUT, "WOULD LIE IN BED LIKE
A CHUNK OF MEAT". HE ADDED THAT WE SHOULD NOT HAVE ANY EXPECTATIONS FROM HIM...”
“My activity during the week is in Hebrew. In the apartment, at work, with my friends
and in the theatre I speak only Hebrew. I enjoy speaking both Hebrew and Arabic and
I feel fine in both environments...”