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I Want People To Stop Staring At Disabled Kids

Kids with disabillities and there parents go through so much so i want us all to join forces to educate others about how it feels when they stare 143 People

    It's Sometimes Worse When They Look 'normal'

    It is challanging, especially when you're just coming to terms with you child's unexpected limitations (temporary or permanent) and diaganosis yourself. But I've seen this one a couple of times, up close - with my brother and now my son. Some children can look physically...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    Some Musings.

    Here are some things/advice for folks that I have found to be helpful. 1)Just walk up to me, I don't bite and I'm not contageous. 2)If I see someone staring, I will engage them in a friendly manner, it gets the staring to stop. I've even made a few friends this way! 3)Humor...
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 4 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    Doctors

    My Son had to go to emergency yesterday and it was a hard experience let me explain Marfans syndrome is so very rare (one in five  thousand) that most doctors only read about it in text books so when a marfans kid is in Emergency well every doctor every students doctor and...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    My Son Has Dmd

    I am so intolerant of kids that stare at him.....more so at parents who let them. He is highly intelligent and is more sympathetic to others issues than anyone I have ever met.....So tolerant of the stares......while I just feel like crying, he gives me strength. On the other...
    dbri732722 dbri732722 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    The Nerve Of Some People

      It makes me so mad when I see someone maks fun of a mentally or physicaly challenged people. You might expect some kids, but there are many adults.  I makes me sick when I see a comedian, make a facial feature,  distort his face,  or make fun & I   refuse to watch...
    sweetnshort sweetnshort 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    At The Hospital

    At the Childrens hospital where i live there is a McDonalds on the ground floor i always take both of my kids there before my sons Hospital visits as a kind of reward and to make my son look foward to his appointments. Sitting there eating a cheese burger today i felt totally...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    Please Dont Stare

    Before i share my story i want to tell you why i chose this logo, without hurting my son or opening myself up to hurtfull abusive members i wanted to show you what my son looks like without posting a photo of him the child in this photo is almost identical to James (my boy) ok...
    gypsymae gypsymae 31-35, F 51 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    Personally, I Would Have Preferred Stares To The Beatings.

    Ah, dislike of the unlike, how very human, which is one reason I don't feel like I entirely belong to the species. Oh, was I an easy target. Hearing impaired, mildly autistic, and not the most masculine of boys growing up. Why oh why do people take such joy in tormenting those...
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 6 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 5

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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...
    Daivancey Daivancey 18-21, M 4 Responses 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...
    hazelflower12 hazelflower12 13-15, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Am disabled. Did a post here. On how ugly grammar nazis are. One reply said get my head checked. Lol. Wanted to say that caused my hate. Lmao. Instead me...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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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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    people tend to bullie me still til this day i hate life
    mrniceguy90266 mrniceguy90266 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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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...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I find it funny that most of the people at my school who do it are dumb@$$e$ who fail all there classes and are likely to either drop out or become super seniors. Makes me wonder...
    Marku912 Marku912 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    There are 3 people who I grew up believing were my siblings because I was taken from my real family when I was very young and didn't know and these 3 people were some that would...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    A love as forbidden as ours is anything but beautiful., We are unfortunate souls bound together by unfortunate events They have lead us to these crossroads, You look at me as my...
    PoisonousAntidote PoisonousAntidote 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 9

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    If you can't take care of kids, be involved in their lives, and be willing to make sacrifices for them, use birth control.
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    everyone is special and beautiful ok ? if you want to judge and not listen to me in what i say to you then you are NOT FIT TO BE MY FRIEND. Get out and don't even try to persuade...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Apr 12

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    everyone is special and beautiful ok ? if you want to judge and not listen to me in what i say to you then you are NOT FIT TO BE MY FRIEND. Get out and don't even try to persuade...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Yes why is it so hard to tell the truth but easy to lie , stop it your just hurting people
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F Apr 15

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    STOP FETISHIZING TRANS PEOPLE. Don't message me only because I'm transgender and you think that's kinky or whatever.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Because ''You're pretty, and interesting, you must be talking to many people. I won't bother you.'' No, they actually all stop talking to me because they think that way for...
    KidAgony KidAgony 22-25 Apr 9

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    My dad is one of those people.
    totaloblivion totaloblivion 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Please stop carving your wrist I know you're sad, maybe pissed But this won't take the pain away Make it through tonight for a brighter day Please find a new way to cope And don't...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    It's not nice . People get hurt. If I lied as much as people lied to me, I would never know the truth.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 15

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    im not your type of person. inside I am a hero I have strength and power. outside I am a joke that I fabricate. how long how long must I live in the world of pain. enough is enough...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Nerd goody two shoes, and so many more just for having intelligence! It's sad how people hate superior intellect.
    2b5h 2b5h 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    yes i am single. no I'm not desperate. if I'm not interested nothing you can do will make me be. i am quite happy with my life. i don't need a man's attention to make me happy...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    She's lied to me the ***** she tells all this **** and i defended her who the hell does she think she is and then she want to ***** about me behind my car I HATE YOU
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I really am. I'm tired of getting an answer just to make me feel better. I'm tired of subject changes and being koi. I am tired of being lied to and never getting the truth. I don...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    "free range chicken" ...she kept her heart on a chain never let it run mad like it was born to do she kept her head in a box never let it see the light of day she has keepsakes...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 27

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    Life is wonderful. It gives you all the opportunity to change and make good from past mistakes. there is no reason to fall into fear and negativity. I used to wonder why was I...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    she is gone one day and I start to miss her. Every time I think of her time just stops. Am I in love as I can't keep her of my mind. the day is long and my heart drops. They say...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Apr 11

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    I dont care really if they want to or not but my 3 chose not to for now. but that may be changing soon with my oldest.
    laurenmcr laurenmcr 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would love to stop. I'm on seroquel which increases appetite. it seems I only binge eat in the night when I am half asleep. my binge food is chocolate.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    This literally happened today- Was in the bathroom and two younger guys were in a 'fight' (basically grabbing each other at the shirts) The one boy said something to the other...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It makes me uncomfortable when someone is nice to me. I just don't like it. I try to get use to it, but I just can't. So, what I do is try to do things where people can hate me. It...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I am a life time nudist .I am also a very broadminded guy and very easy going .I love meeting people from all walks of life and have many varied interests .I wish people would talk...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 6

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    It's real easy to fall into complaining a lot at my job, it seems to be the way we all relate. But i don't want to do it anymore, and it usually means that I'm in victim mode.
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 4 days ago