‘You are not handicapped!’ Driver leaves nasty note on car of woman with severely disabled daughter

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia mother, whose child suffers from severe disabilities, found a nasty note on her car, accusing her of illegally parking in a handicapped spot.

WSB reported that Alyssa Steele was with her 5-year-old daughter Jemma when she found the note. Jemma has Chiari malformation, which is where part of the brain comes out of the skull.

Steele said Jemma has worn a helmet and leg braces most of her life, and has been on oxygen for more than a year.

Because Jemma tires easily, Steele’s SUV has a handicapped tag.

Last week the family went to Mellow Mushroom and parked in a handicapped spot. When the family came out, they found a letter that said:

“You are not handicapped. You are a sorry sack of [expletive]. Merry Christmas! I have reported your license tag to Cobb Sheriff’s Dept.”

Steele said she wants to raise awareness about the “invisibility” of some diseases, according to WSB.