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I Have a Disabilty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    I have ADD and Dyslexia.

    My teachers started to treat me differently when they found out.
    Firtreegirl15 Firtreegirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Numbers On Ep

    Hmm, only a few people in this group so far, yet the proportion on EP must be higher, if it follows the general population.  I guess not enough people know about the group yet. 
    Bluegrass Bluegrass 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    New Here

    guess i am one of the newest here problems or what makes me different ins MPD. spianal cord damage do to a plane crash which no one knew a small peace of metal was lodge deep in my spinal cord for over 35 years spinal corde miss formed with a spot that failed to form at level...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 29, 2010

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    I Hate Pity

    Ok so what, I have not just one but a couple of disabilites.Who cares it doesn't make me any less of a person than any one else. I deal with it every day as do many others. I am a very smart person and I do not let my disabilities get in the way of wanting to do something. I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 9, 2011

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    I Manage

    Well, there's bipolar II, and the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...toss in the learning disabilities.  That alone is disabling.  Then you add in the physical crap left over from the same stuff that left me with PTSD... I'm a right mess!Not saying I mind, really.  I know...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    I was born with spina bifida

    and am in a wheelchair
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    I Have A Disability

    i have lived with ocd most of my life , as a kid i never knew what ocd was, so i thought all my thoughts were allmine, ppl really don,t realize how serious ocd really can be , yes it is excess of washing of hands checking doors to make sure they were locked and double check check...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Hello

    Hi there! There`s only seventeen people here, so I`m not too sure if I`ll get much feedback!  Well I`m 47 and in Gulf Breeze, Fl.  Two years ago I had a stroke. My right side is bad.  I`m bored! 
    janedarla janedarla 46-50 3 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    I was hit by a car when I was 10 years old.

    It messed up my spine really bad. I can still walk but I can no longer run jump or lift heavy objects I also can't move my arms above my head or behind my back. The accident also caused a bladder problem which makes making it to the bathroom on time a nightmare and I wet the bed...
    Zanaphobia Zanaphobia 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm 28 and was born a dwarf.

    I try to lead as normal life as possible. I'm fairly healthy but biggest problem is reaching things, like an ATM machine
    Rosalindaj Rosalindaj 26-30, F a week ago

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    Spina Bifida

    I was born with Spina Bifida.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Its Hard

    i sit and wonder why god mad me the way iam there has to be a reason i wish i knew that reason i will find out in time
    dorothy66 dorothy66 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Hey guys I want to have a boyfriend so feel free to message me :)
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    So I kinda have to pee, does someone want to tell me what to do?... I'll post the story of it up afterwards.
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    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    As I was watching the movie Fahrenheit 451, it made me think of a few things. I noticed that Montag (the main character) just agreed with whatever his captain said and never...
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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.Yes I have a bipolar spouse.I understand that it takes patients and the right medication.He was diagnosed with bipolar this April.And he is bipolar...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Quite often I search for some diet plans to detoxify my body.Many people go for detoxification by having a clean and healthy diet plan. Sometimes I wonder how many of us have tried...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have learned that I will be happy. funny things kids (child/weak minded grownups) keep telling my kids father we are together. I don't of they assume it is annoying/hurting me...
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    HeatherNicole2010 HeatherNicole2010 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    My legs look like someone beats me... I guess I just have a tendency to somehow always hurt myself
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    I am a doe, following a woman with faded lilac hair. She is slight in frame, her skin pale and bare as the moonlight, although the sun is shining on us. Her hair is in French...
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I only have vivid dreams when I'm happy. So I welcome them.
    nnamhcsielf nnamhcsielf 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I'm use it after all these years, it brings peace and less stress, but it would be nice to just have one person to talk to constantly that I can relate to.
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Jun 7

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    I only have them on one side of my face. Which is odd, but I like it like that.
    xcrownlessx xcrownlessx 16-17, F Jun 7

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    My parents are extremely strict because they are Arabic and Muslim. for example, I'm not allowed to wear anything above my knee, anything showing my back, armpits or cleavage. I'm...
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    I have nothing to live for. No one will hire me, no girl wants me and I'm in constant pain. I don't want to commit suicide but I don't want live anymore.
    SnowHawk88 SnowHawk88 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I'm switching from public to private school. The school I'm switching to is good but I'm a little nervous because 1. They don't have a lot of students so I don't know if I am going...
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    My keloids started when I was 17. Before I met my boyfriend, Brian, (now my husband), I hadn't had my ears pierced ever in my life. When I did, it started out with the typical stud...
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    I have 5 sisters and 4 brothers. Good old Irish Catholic family.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 7

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    Tomorrow we are putting our 13-year-old boxer/shepherd down. We've had Kayla every since she was 9 weeks old. She has severe arthritis and she's obviously in pain. Although we...
    cujokay cujokay 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I love my natural blonde hair! I also have bright blue eyes!
    Cahe12 Cahe12 13-15, F