My Experience At Esker Hall Essays

1054 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Everybody is different. At least that is one of the most common things I hear from either my parents, friends, teachers, advisors, etc. If everyone was the same, we may as well all be robots. But we aren’t robots, we’re all unique in our own way. Since everyone is unique in their own way, we discover and become friends with the people who have similar interests and/or live similar lifestyles. Last week, I went to the Boxes and Walls experience at Esker Hall not knowing what to expect. Throughout the tour, I was taken back by how much I did not know about the different groups of people, and what they go through on a day-to-day basis. It was as if I discovered an entirely new world unbeknownst to me. The Boxes and Walls experience gave me insight into the struggles in which other people have to deal with everyday and reminded me of the many things I take for granted. To start off, our journey began in the wheelchair room. In the wheelchair room, we were all given tasks that people in wheelchairs would do. The two things that I found most difficult in the room were going over gravel and trying to get on a toilet seat. For me, the gravel was easy to go over at first but at the end there was a step-like thing that I had to go over. After several attempts, I still couldn’t make it over the step. If that was not hard enough, we had to then try to get on a toilet seat by figuring out which way to position our chair and then having to lift our entire body onto the seat. For any…

Related Documents