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I Hate People Who Make Fun Of Disabled Kids And Adults

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    I really almost lost my cool

    when this guy started cussing at a guy who was deaf which I feel wasn't right at all I had to speak up and say something because the guy couldn't speak (obviously) the other guy was really gonna get maced I had enough of him bothering this guy who was minding his own business...
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Hey guys don't get so angry its not worth it .

    If anything don't get angry but pity all those who do it as its ignorance and fear of the unknown makes people do it . Feel sorry for them as its them with a problem their mentally impaired . Try to educate them if you cant ignore them .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Such people shouldn't be allowed to walk

    outside without being thrown in the trashbin there they belong
    Julia1600 Julia1600 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,

    " he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had." - Nick Carraway (quoting his father)
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    Why can't people see

    that people in wheelchairs are normal people? I'm in a wheelchair and I can't tell you for a fact that we we don't get treat the same witch is so unfair because in my eyes we are all the same.....
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    my siblings mean the world to me I would die

    for them. I have two brothers ones name is tai he is 6 and the other is richard he is 7,now I will admit that when I watch these two boys they embarrass the **** out of me when they have there little hissy fits, but the 6 year old has autism (tai) he cannot talk as in have a...
    teal00 teal00 13-15, F 6 Responses May 12

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    I often have people take photos on me in the

    street or when i've driving, just because i'm a dwarf. Every day i think i have seen everything, then suddnely last week i was driving home from a friends, and a car undertook my car and the younger drive held his phone up as he drove past and took a photo of me. He made no...
    dwarfmodel1 dwarfmodel1 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sitting in carls junior.

    Drinking. Charging phone. See a peer. Less fortunate. Going through his rituals. To lay near flowers. See two guys notice him. One smiles. They leave in a truck. And me fights urges to harm both.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 5

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    My mum teaches in a school

    for disabled children.She taught me from a young age not to make fun of or laugh at anyone disabled.I hate the word 'disabled' anyway.I reckon it makes the person feel like they can't do anything.I see stuff on the Internet-comments about disabilities.Horrible stuff like 'He's...
    hazelflower12 hazelflower12 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 24

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    I have done a lot of work in my life with

    handicapped people. I hate to see them picked on & teased. They didn't ask to have health problems.
    graeff120 graeff120 41-45, F 7 Responses May 20, 2014

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    I'm not one of those sensitive people

    who gets offended when someone uses the word retarded. What ****** me off is when people try to make fun of or harass disabled people for whatever stupid reason. I have a baby sister that has down's syndrome and she is my life. Without her, I wouldn't have grown into the person...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    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, 2014

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    sickens me to know that people are

    so mean, having a child who's special needs has brought this to my attention full forse.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 9

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    My Little Brother

    OK so I have a little brother that has down syndrome and I hate seeing ppl making fun of kids with disabilitiesand so one day at school when I was in 6 th grade there was this kid making fun of a kid that had autism and he was in 8th grade so I asked the kid what he was doing and...
    heartisbrokenhandlewithcare heartisbrokenhandlewithcare 13-15, F Jan 13, 2013

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    My brother is autistic

    and he's made fun of sometime. And it just breaks my heart when he comes home crying telling me that someone called him something mean. Kids are soo mean these days, I just don't understand! :(
    Talktomoi Talktomoi 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    I really hate when people make fun of me

    for things that are caused by my disability. They don't realize just how much it has ruined me and my dreams.
    AmberFranks AmberFranks 22-25, F 3 Responses May 11, 2014

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    There's a kid at my school,

    I'm not going to use his real name, so I'm gonna call him Jeff. Everyone makes fun of Jeff, because he has a stutter and a mental disability. He's actually really nice and only learned English 4 years ago, he moved from China. Everyone picks on him and I hate it
    SophieEg SophieEg 13-15, F 9 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    I really hate it when people do that.

    I mean, I don't understand how it's funny. I also don't underhand the point of making fun of someone for those reasons. I find it completely offensive and just down right rude...That person who you're picking on and making fun of is going through an obstacle on their life. They...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Everybody has a weakness

    or disability that limits them in life so none of us should be made to feel inferior. Bullying of any sort is sheer cowardice by insecure wannabes on weaker individuals
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    It is not funny at all to make fun of disabled

    kids/teen Let me ask you all a question How would you feel if you had to sit in a Wheelchair all day? Let me tell you it's not easy at all as I'm in a wheelchair myself ..so please have a bit of respect of disabled kids / teens out there please.....
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 11

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    I don't understand why people pick on each

    other in general, kids with disabilities no diffrent. My brother has Down's syndrome and he's the sweetest kid ever.
    samiisosa samiisosa 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    I have a very close family friend

    who has autism. And he goes to school with me. When ever I see him in the hallways I make sure that I give him a hug and ask him how his day is. I hate when other people make fun of the special needs kids at my school. It makes me wanna punch them in the face.
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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    For those who think it is funny to make fun of

    kids/teens who are disabled it's not funny at all Image you are disabled how would you feel? Let me tell you something I'm disabled and it isn't easy
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    Please don't assume that anyone one missing

    limbs is a war veteran. You'll just look stupid. My friend has a few missing limbs and people pat him on the back and salute him. He thinks it's weird.
    DemonDreaminn DemonDreaminn 22-25, F Apr 26

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    My mother works in a classroom with disabled

    kids and has for over 4 years now. I take them as blesses and way more serious than what people would want to call "normal" people. I also have a cousin that is blind(a little) and makes me way more protective. I myself have made it a rule in my house(I live with my parents...
    lovelygirll2323 lovelygirll2323 13-15, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    I'm am apart of Pareteners PE.

    I'm a high school student and everyday I go to gym class with the special needs kids. It's an extremely fun class that I'm so happy to have the opportunity to be apart of. The kids are full of personality and I love if. I really feel as if it's a mutualistic realtionship, I...
    96DeadWorld 96DeadWorld 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Mental retardation is nothing to joke about my

    family takes care of special needs adults and I've been around these lovely adults since I was in diapers. They have no more of a choice on who they are then me or you do. You don't know a sweet heart until you know a 6 year old little boy with Down syndrome who calls you his...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I always stand up for the disabled,

    I remember once when I was younger. One of my closest friend was making fun of someone who was in a wheelchair behind their back. I stopped them in mid sentence and told them directly that what they were about to say was a stupid idea, and if they carried on bullying the...
    DiaryOfMine DiaryOfMine 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    My brother has disabilities

    and I love him so much. He is my world! Of course I hate when people stare and or are mean to him. But not everyone is mean to him, there's only a few people that has been mean to him and that was because I was a little girl now, nobody and I mean nobody will ever be mean to him...
    xojxo xojxo 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    My last lover has a new kid.

    Me is happy for her. But fearful. She aint bright. So they may take the kid. The dad denies the kid. And disassociates. So both may lose. Because society dont help. Society steals. Have heard. And seen. And am proof.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    In high school, Our friend TJ

    who has Down's Syndrome and graduated with us at age 21, was loved by everyone. I think it was the thing that made me most proud of going to that school, was that every single person in the 1200+ student body and staff treated him like he was made of gold, rightfully so. What I...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 6 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I absolutely hate this soo much!

    ! Every time I see it happen, I feel like marching up to the person being a bully and demand they apologize for their actions. They don't understand the hurt and torment that can come from that. It's true that when a bully actually becomes a bully that it starts at home, but...
    radiatestar radiatestar 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Seeing people giggle at the kids with

    disabilities sickens me. If I had to pick my biggest pet peeve it would federally be that.special ed children are special and need help from people as a community. When I see kids at school make fun of the boy with Down syndrome I can't help myself from going off
    emmynap emmynap 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    My boyfriend is a quadriplegic,

    and one of my biggest pet peeves is when someone tells me what a "good person" I am because I'm with him. Dating someone in a wheelchair doesn't make me a good person, it just doesn't make me a shallow *******.
    cassiedjoy cassiedjoy 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    my brother is disabled

    and had to become homeschooled because he was bullyed so badly he has autism but just slightly so u can barley tell but people would push him and call him things I didn't even know were words even go as far as to spit in his food and make him eat it. I'm his little sister but it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 19

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    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/stories/Am-In-A-Wheelchair/5518746
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F Feb 20

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    Hmmm. Hates an awfully strong word.

    But this behaviour is never acceptable. I'm a community support worker. Therefore it's my job too support these people. I'm out in the community often with the individuals I support. I see the judgement, the discomfort, the fear in other people's eyes very clearly when they...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F Mar 17

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    I was friends with a girl

    that had special needs since kindergarten. She was really funny, kind, caring, and so much more. Everyone loved her and she loved everyone back. When kids that didn't know her, stared at her and made bad comments it made me angry. She may be a little slower than most of us and...
    MyExperiences3 MyExperiences3 13-15, F 29 Responses Feb 13, 2014

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    My freshman year there was an Disabled kid in

    my lunch period (his name was Alex) I was the only one who would actually talk to him like a human being and defended him when people made fun of him. He loved suspenders and wore a different pair everyday. The minute I got in the lunch room he would run up to me and show me his...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 5 Responses May 1, 2014

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    emmataylorr emmataylorr 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    Calling someone a retard doesn't make them

    retarded, but it does make you an ***-hole.
    MeandmydogMenelik MeandmydogMenelik 16-17 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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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 on more than one occasion used my size to intimidate those who look at him with disdain or giggle when he walks by.
    WigginsEP WigginsEP 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 17

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    I have the most beautiful niece in the world.

    Her name is Shiloh and she has Down syndrome. But that doesn't define her, in my opinion it is nothing more than a trait of hers. She is truly such a beautiful and wonderful little girl. And an absolute delight to have around. She is almost always happy and smiling and she just...
    j1494 j1494 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I post under this experience

    because it hurts my feelings when disabled kids or adults are made fun of. To those that are I give my sincere apology, I would never put anyone through that and I admire you for your strength. Your life may surely be hard and difficult but I assure you my prayers are with you...
    Daivancey Daivancey 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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