Counterpoint: A Response to “Stigmatizing the Disabled Through Fund-Raising Appeals”

The Philanthropist welcomes and, if appropriate, will publish responses to any of its articles or features. (Reference: The Philanthropist, Vol. VI, No.1, Spring 1986, p.41) After reading the article “Stigmatizing the Disabled Through Fund-Raising Appeals” in the Spring ’86 issue of The Philanthropist, I feel I must respond to Mr. Toole’s discussion of coping/succumbing images as…

Viewpoint: Stigmatizing the Disabled Through Fund-Raising Appeals

Viewpoint expresses the particular view of contributors and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Philanthropist. Readers are invited to respond to articles in this section. If appropriate their views will be published. The public is exposed to a barrage of advertisements designed to solicit funds for services for the disabled. Although fund-raising campaigns…