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I Work In Lifeskills

This group is for those who work in special education Lifeskills classes 13 People

    My Life Is A Work In Life Skills

    I am a life skills tutor who work with teenagers teaching adaptive skills for independant living. My daughter almost 20yrs oldĀ has intellectual disability (cognitive challenges), my ex-husbands had some form of mental disability and I thought them as well. I love it. Its very...
    scarstostars scarstostars 36-40 Jul 7, 2011

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    Can Anyone Help?

    Skyler is also known as my sunshine. Skyler is 9 1/2 yrs old and has Asperger Syndrome which is on the lower end of the Autism spectrum. Along with Asperger's Skyler also has PDD, ADD, ADHD,OCD, and a few other learning disorders. All this being said he can be a challenge at...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Course Titles - Help!

    Hi All I coordinate a Life Skills Programme for a group of homeless men and women in East London. I also teach part of the programme. The Programme is made up of 5 modules as follows: Basic Skills Independent Living Health & Hygiene Therapeutic...
    northendchamps northendchamps 56-60 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

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    Fun Times

    I worked as a substitute teacher in public schools for two years and it was quite frustrating at times.  I came to find that I enjoyed my days more when I subbed in special ed classes.  The general ed classes had lots of kids who were ready to take advantage of a...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 24 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    Special Ed-it Chooses You, You Don't Choose It

    I teach 3,4, and 5 year old children with very high needs.  I always say that this is exactly where I am supposed to be.  I was 40 when, after a divorce I went back to school and started teaching.  After 14 years, I still enjoy what I do, although the paperwork...
    ilovehorses ilovehorses 51-55 3 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    It Takes a Special Person to Work With Special Students! Working With Autistic Children Is Rewarding!

    I am an Intervention Specialist today.  In the past years I have also had the labels of LD Teacher, MH teacher, and oh so many more titles.  It all boils down to the same job. I work with SPECIAL students. These students are God's children.  He placed them in this...
    dlf63 dlf63 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Although I do have a valid and current drivers licence. I do not have a vehicle at the moment. For a little over a year now, I walk to and from work everyday. Luckily I don't...
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    Today, Some people were discussing working out and being fit on EP and in real life. Both times stated that, people who like to make themselves look good are shallow. I was quite...
    BodybuilderAdam BodybuilderAdam 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Again to day i had to work naked one of my customers called me telling me she had a big stain on the carpets and would i call around and sort it out for her, I agreed to call...
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    I've never been rich, wealthy or had an easy life. I have ALWAYS worked. I know how to struggle gracefully. I have never had a man give me a home bring home the " bacon" or be the...
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    I'm so happy I have this because it's done more for me than nearly anything else. I worked full time starting in high school and now I pay for my own things. I have a difficult...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Everyone tells me I work too much but I can't afford to live independently and do what I love if I don't work as much as I do. Technically I am 3/4 time at one job (which...
    janetthetrigger janetthetrigger 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I met my husband through the man who is now my brother-in-law. At our wedding he was the best man and in his speech he said "I may be losing a good house keeper but I am gaining a...
    ag00dwife ag00dwife 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I work at a taco bell in Texas, and its the most stressful job I've had, I make horrible money and am constantly getting called into work. I am 17, and work harder than most people...
    dizzyneat dizzyneat 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    Wednesday is more tense day. I always need to release this stress otherwise it will accumulate in a very frantic environment such as my office. This week the boss really tried to...
    quartz76 quartz76 31-35, M 6 Responses May 6

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    Turtle. Slowpoke. Slow as molasses in January. These are words used to describe me from 5 years old and onwards. I'm not lazy. I'm smart, passionate, and creative. I'm methodical...
    flypaperflowers flypaperflowers 36-40, F May 9

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    I don't like it very much because it kind of hurts but I'm assuming that the end game for all this pain is going to work out in the end. I don't have a routine at all. I just sort...
    childintime2017 childintime2017 22-25, F 5 Responses May 13

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    Nicholas Szucs is a popular concert violinist in New York who has also delivered unparalleled services as a teacher at two well established schools, and a music camp. Mr. Szucs is...
    nathanvara nathanvara 36-40, M May 15

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    If you didn't have to work would you still work? Meaning you had all finances taken cared of and money wasn't an issue. I personally wouldn't continue to work, I hate working...
    TheTruth94 TheTruth94 18-21, M 2 Responses May 15

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    I would like to start my own business but I'm afraid. I am tired of working for company to company and making money for other people. I want to start a business doesn't have to be...
    senon senon 31-35, F 1 Response May 16

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    Usually I do a light cross fit only on Saturdays, but I am starting to go on weekdays. Weekdays are usually the intense cross fit work outs. I've always been active and worked out...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I would like to give starters to working out an amazing app that I have been using and already lost 5 pounds on It's called seven and it's in the App Store on a iPhone so im not...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to work at wendys last October, i had worked there for 8 months when suddenly i started getting horrible head aches and nausea almost constantly so i had to call out a lot...
    Dinosaurinthebigcity Dinosaurinthebigcity 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really really really dread the 9-5 working life that most likely i will be going through in 4 to 5 years time. The boring routine goes from waking up to working and at the end of...
    Cy94 Cy94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I really love my work .I am accountant or like other like to say book-keeper. when I was at school i really like maths and economic.so i what be one .I was really working hard in...
    luna5555454 luna5555454 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I am a shift manager at Mcdonald's and the day to day we have to put up with is crazy. They really don't pay us enough to put up with customers who treat us like the scum of the...
    DreamsofmyE DreamsofmyE 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Would so rather be out working in the yard than cleaning the house. Besides can't work on a tan doing inside work...lol
    pj83 pj83 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 28

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    It all started 33 years ago when I was only 18, it was a very hot day so I wore a very light weight short beach wrap dress with nothing underneath it, my boss walked by & said its...
    Tin1964 Tin1964 51-55, F 11 Responses Apr 30

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    I just got a job as a dental receptionist & the manager said she wont pay me for training. I have been going for 2 full days and 1 half day. Ive been doing all the hectic work. I...
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F May 2

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    Well, i was in big hope for that. But it turns out that it doenst always need to turn out like a happy fairytale. Im in a LDR too, the second time in fact (with the same person...
    ElAlemano ElAlemano 36-40, M 2 Responses May 6

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    Honestly, I work hard to improve myself, but today I am feeling very low..The energy levels are too low... I have worked on myself to act resilient,but today it is getting...
    alexmatilda alexmatilda 31-35, M 2 Responses May 10

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    So turns out a guy who I manipulated (sweetly ) and pestered him like hell to get some project we had done (morning,evening ,dead night,why is this woman so batshit insane hour of...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F May 11

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    Everyday I try to groundmyself, meditate, eat healthy (which I find is kinda hard) and visit the local nature park. My goals are to balance my chakras and energy so that I may be...
    Adrien001 Adrien001 18-21, M May 13

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    This may sound totally stupid, but... I'd like to find an online workout buddy, someone who can remind me to get out of my office chair and do something a few times during a day...
    har7070 har7070 41-45, M 2 Responses May 13

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    ...at work, and it makes me never want to go into work even though the work itself isn't too bad. The same people always step on the back of my shoes or put boxes on my cart so I...
    aDarknessWithin aDarknessWithin 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey there! Well I work with Qatar Airways as a ground crew. There i met the guy i want to tell you about. I work in transfer desk, which is the worst section in the airport. We...
    missaviation missaviation 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am a work oriented person. I have no problem sacrificing social life and family for work. I truly love my family but work comes first.
    MPLF93 MPLF93 18-21, F 1 day ago