When Dr. Jennifer Arnold was a young hospital volunteer, she told visitors that she was planning to go to medical school. They responded, “Oh, why would you go to medical school? Don’t you juggle or play the piano or do some type of entertainment?”
Little People are too often “pigeonholed” into certain occupations solely based off of their size and stature. Cuquis Robledo sat down with Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold of TLC’s The Little Couple to discuss barriers and discrimination Little People face when seeking jobs.
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) provided federal funding for the cost of producing this video (Award #H240A160048). The contents are the sole responsibility of Disability Rights Washington, the parent organization of Rooted in Rights, and do not necessarily represent the official views of RSA.