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 139 People

    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
    43 Responses Dec 8, 2010

    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

    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
    3 Responses Jan 27, 2011

    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
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2011

    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

    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


    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
    8 Responses Mar 15, 2011

    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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