I Am A Special Needs Child

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    we did not have labels

    as children we all went to the same school, the only thing different about me was I still wore diapers in school and had to go to the nurse at times to be checked and changed I also had cancer at age 5 and was in the hospital for almost a year back then in 8th grade a new boy...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Oct 23, 2015

    this is about the person I fell in love with

    and not even sure it counts really. I knew from the first time I spent the weekend there he was different as he did not have boy parts really and also did not have girl parts but he also wore diapers just like I did it was a few months after we became friends that I was told...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    I need help with dating

    and girls or I guess both are the same thing I'm a male to female pre hormone treatment Transgender girl who has some physical disabilities and some development ones as well I'm autistic and I'm visual impaired
    Lizzy907 Lizzy907
    22-25, T
    Dec 8, 2015

    After damaging my hands

    when I was 6 and an underlying slowness at school, I was put in Special Needs classes at school for a few years. I don't know about the politics of the time but I know I didn't want it. I wanted to stay with my best friend of the time but SNs had their break times at different...
    Gumba1000 Gumba1000
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2015

    I Was Born Deaf

    Its something i never thought id ever share with people. But i am in fact deaf. I wasnt even supposed to be born...the doctors had told my mom that if she had me it would probably kill her. But my mom wasnt goin to abort me. She took the risk and had me.Due to some sort of...
    notperfectforu notperfectforu
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Jun 6, 2013

    Special Needs :(

    i was born 6 months early.... when my mom had me i was ony 2 pounds and 1 ounce.... i could fitt n the dresser draw... when my mom had me i was n the hospital for over a month.... i almost died.... they told my mom tht i was going 2 hve all these mental illnesses b4 i had them...
    Appearedbutnotseen Appearedbutnotseen
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jun 7, 2013

    When I was almost 2, I was diagnosed with

    autism. I didn't even speak until I turned 4. It was hard growing up with ADHD. It weighed me down so much, I thought I wouldn't be able to do anything in life, and to make matters worse, the government never cared about me, or others like me to begin with! But over time, I...
    115Master 115Master
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    as a child I had lead poisoning.

    that's why I was in special ed. so now everyone treats me like I'm stupid.
    Brandtsgirl99 Brandtsgirl99
    18-21, F
    Oct 23, 2015

    I have Memory Loss and Depression,

    I have Memory Loss since I was a little kid. I was born with it, I live with it everyday, I have depression, no matter if I do something that is happy, I am always sad, No matter what I do. It's who I am, the memory loss gets bad sometimes and i don't remember. But I fight it...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    At least I think I am.

    ....I think I am autistic, I have anxiety, I have ocd, ADHD and sensory processing disorder. I have yet to tell my parents I think I have these issues. How many of YOU told your parents you thoughtthink you have special needs. How do you think my parents will react?
    Abigailtheprincess Abigailtheprincess
    13-15, F
    Mar 28, 2016
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