Cerebral ataxia mistaken for drunkenness

Cerebral ataxia is often mistaken for drunkenness. Image: Jose S. Santiago

[Forum]The other day I was refused service of alcohol at ALDI Wyoming, on the grounds that I was intoxicated.

Now, I do admit to being somewhat wobbly on my feet, but that’s because I have cerebral ataxia (a form of vertigo) and require a walking stick to even stand upright.

I vowed never to return, and simply hobbled up the road to the bottle shop who were quite happy to serve me, as they are aware of my disability.

It would appear that ALDI has a problem with disabled customers.

Email, Sep 16 Dave Horsfall, North Gosford

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