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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 145 People

    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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    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

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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 3 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    If we were disabled. What needs to change. Work place Or quality of products. Or military actions. Or bullies. Or all of the above. Those that wreck our day. And...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm so ******* of being judged on here please stop judging me you have no idea what I have to go through and please don't tell me that being in a wheelchair isn't hard because it...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    message me for them first, to see if we get on :), bored just looking for freinds and people to talk to
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I really need someone to talk to right now... I don't care what about.. I just want to get my mind off of things
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Someone people need to think before they speak!!
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate being disabled so much ...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need help I wish someone would understand what it is like to be disabled an in a wheelchair all the time........
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need help!! Ok so I I'm made a Facebook page called https://www.facebook.com/TeenDisabillites please check it out and tell me what you all think people and and please tell me...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want to stop loving him ... But every time I met him the feeling grows stronger and seems the only the solution to get rid of him in my life. trust me I have tried ... But every...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    it's worries me and make me wonder why would a human hate or make fun out of another human just because he's/she's different from there know perception? aren't we are all human...
    lame44 lame44 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always been overweight and I've always wanted to be thin but I've also always had a love for food. I've spent the last 10 months trying to lose weight (I managed to lose...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    if any one who make fun of a kid disabled should be in jail I have Asad
    chrisburns11 chrisburns11 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Stop by group #talkdrty ;)
    dare86 dare86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    No old people it feels weird and creepy.
    AlphaSigmaFuror AlphaSigmaFuror 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    People who make fun of disabled people are insecure about their own disabilities
    ryanmona ryanmona 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some people need to think before they speak on here!! Do not tell me that being disabled isn't hard I'm disabled and I can tell you its very hard!!
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am so tired of seeing beautiful people who have tons of friends, and thinks their life is horrible. I know everyone goes through things everyday and some people might now think...
    amrosi amrosi 13-15, F a week ago

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    i hate that too. just because someone looks or acts differently doesnt mean they are less of a human being... people have becomes so cruel and shallow that they wont associate or...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 Jul 21

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    Been trying not to drink for months, things just keep getting worse every day I drink I understand it's the drinking but I just want to escape
    startingover34 startingover34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I am a person with special needs. I have very little in the left eye & partial vision in my right eye. When I was in grade school the kids who didn't have a vision impairment would...
    JohnL2015 JohnL2015 36-40, M Jul 20

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    One Good Hearted Woman. By: Dannie S. Throw me a line and I'll sew you new clothes, send me flowers and I'll make you perfume. Tell me your fears and I'll hold you so you don't...
    plzgetmepregnant plzgetmepregnant 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Hi there can you please stop judging me and keep your nasty comments to myself please if you got nothing nice to say nothing At all you have no idea what I have to go through being...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    I want a friend who understands what I'm going trough have to sit in a wheelchair all the time 😔
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 19

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    For those who think it funny and okay to bully disabled kids/teens it's not funny or okay at all!!! Disabled kids /teens have enough to go through without people bullying the in...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    Hey Everyone I'm back 💗😄 I'm Rachel I'm 18 years old I live in Ireland I'm in a wheelchair since a baby can't walk never will 😔I used to self harm but have been clean for...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 23 Responses Jul 18

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    so I guess this is life, This girl wants to die, I remember when I used to live by a knife, but I told her I really try, she is now gone she won't be a mom or a wife, she told me...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm sitting in this restaurant with my mom and a few of her female friends (all mothers), the males are all whipped. One kid is a complete embarrassment taking up two chairs...
    TheSturgeonGeneral TheSturgeonGeneral 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I give her all my love that's all I do, it's how this song starts but it makes me think who is she and will she love me back? I'm a fool because I would love everyone, or even...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M Jul 16

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    People who do are utter scum.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Hi there people :) Well i want to post an experience of mine and see if i'm not the only one who have this experience. Well first thing first, hello there , i say that for the...
    14NormalGirl14 14NormalGirl14 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Do you want to know a secret? Gotta promise you'll keep it.. I fear something I'm good at Poetry. Can you believe that? I've grown up in a society to where poetry is feminine...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My twin brother has Down syndrome. I've always been really protective of him, he's mentally about 5, and he can't talk using full words, say the alphabet, count to 5, or read etc...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 16 Responses Jul 14

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    I have a 4yo son with a rare generic disorder, he has very delicate skin and gets blisters and inevitably scabs. people give us dirty looks, and ask HIM how he got hurt, how he got...
    Haasdaboss Haasdaboss 31-35, M 12 Responses Jul 14

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    They are usually tg sweetest people and deserve to be treated like an equal given same chances as everybody else.
    Bellamey1 Bellamey1 16-17, F Jul 14

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