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I Am Young and Disabled

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    I am autistic and have aspergus syndrome,

    I have never met anyone like me in real life forget someone who is also a teen. I just want to talk 2 some1 who can relate, or share experiences, or learn from, some1 14 preferably who has my disability. I asked my school if they can find some1 like that for me and instead, they...
    10Umario 10Umario 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I Was Injured At Work

    I was injured at work due to my own stupidity, others stupidity, and other various causes.  You know how they say that "once you injure it, it's never the same" at 19, I injured my back for the first time. I'm now 23 and can hardly lift at all I have sciatica...
    cnmshay cnmshay 21-25, F 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    Jra

    I am 28 years old and have had Juvenille Rheumatoid Arthritis all of my life. I tried working for 11 years but it slowly became more painful everyday. Finally, last year I was able to start getting disability and SSI. I have few visable disabilities but every medication I've...
    brittany483 brittany483 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Not So Young, But Still -

    I"m 33, which may sound old to some.  I started using a cane over ten years ago, then was diagnosed with an inoperable double knee condition.  I've been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, arthritis, ibs, scoliosis as well, and am awaiting tests for MS.  I look about ten...
    witchywomin witchywomin 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    Why Men Dont Like Women In Wheelchairs!

    I AM WHEELCHAIR BOUND AND ITS HAR WHEN YOUR DEALING WITH THE WORLD OF PEOPLE AND EVILNESS AGAINST YOU! PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE BETTER THAN ME BECAUSE I AM IN A WHEELCHAIR AND THY FEEL I AM LESS OF A PERSON...WILL I EVER MEET A GOOD MAN FOR ME? WHY ARE PEOPLE SO CRUEL TOWARD...
    she2silky4u she2silky4u 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    I Think I Am

    i am young 19 . and  feel disabled.  i have tourettes and epilspy . it is scarey soem days . i twitch and have hit my head to the point i start seizuing .  it affects my legs and my ability to use my arms alot of time . i still work full time . in a very demaning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Where To Go From Here

    Around 4 years ago while I was volunteering for the Peace Corps in the country of Belize I experienced an extremely severe heat stroke.  To be honest I am lucky to be alive- my body temperature reached 107 degrees and I awoke from a coma 3 weeks later.  I have a tremendous...
    shoupdr shoupdr 31-35 1 Response Oct 20, 2011

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    Ten Years Of Rheumotoid Arthritis

    I want to be young, I want to feel young.  I am 50 I have had RA for ten years.  Currently I have an infection in my foot after surgery.  Because I take those wonder drugs EMBREL and methotrexate.  I have to inject the methotrexate because my stomach couldn't...
    savoiemike savoiemike 46-50 Aug 21, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Ur mean pooheads. Does it make u feel good hurting others, especially disabled people. Practically no-one wants to be disabled but we are. So don't make our lives harder 😊
    Nickstar13 Nickstar13 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I went to target and there was a disabled kid in a wheel chair he couldn't talk or any of that and some old lady walked by and sterred and more people passed and just looked and...
    Sprinklesnstuff Sprinklesnstuff 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    We help the youngsters to gain full independence within a family setting. They cook, clean, and try to do everything up and coming kids usually do, whilst looking after each other...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok I'm not full on disabled like in a wheelchair but I have a disability called drop foot, which means I can't life my feet up so I have to lift my knees high and it makes me walk...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I wasn't always though. I got sick about four years ago with a fairly uncommon neurological disorder called neurosarcoidosis. It mimics MS, but it's not progressive, which is nice...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I can't even describe the anger that runs through me when it happens. This girl used to make fun of the disabled kids at my school all the time. And each time I got pissed off and...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I honestly don't know what is so funny about disabled kids+adults. Some people are just so rude and don't think about how their actions can affect that person. It's not something...
    Seaaaturtle Seaaaturtle 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    My step brother Drew is physically and mentally disabled. He has the mentality of a 7 year old on good days, but on bad days it's that of 2 or 3 year old. He's my buddy and I have...
    WigginsEP WigginsEP 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I became disabled after being as the state says victim but I like to say survivor of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, intent to kill, and kidnapping. Its...
    ashchris ashchris 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I asked my mom if I could go 2 work with her and I went and she works where there's disabled kids and teens that need help. I LOVED it there the kids are awesome and really nice...
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    Hello, I'm in my very late 40s and have been on my own (outside relationships) most of my life. I had my last long relationship 10 yrs ago and that was for 2.5 yrs. The intention...
    maejay maejay 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    What I mean is the kind of parents that hold the older siblings accountable for the younger siblings' actions and doles out the punishment on the older sibling instead. WTF, you...
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    Not that I am very old but it's quite natural to be wanting to be younger than I am right now. But each phase in a life cycle has it's own advantages and disadvantages. So...
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    Most people say the youngest child has it the easiest. there is that nasty little rumour about how the youngest child of a family is constantly pampered and coddled. But if you...
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    16 but i look like a 10 yr old, my family don't tend to look their age. I often get people asking me what age I am and they all think I'm way younger than I am, even people younger...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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