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I Work In Lifeskills

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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    again, I don't have a gym membership anymore though. But I'm just doing it at home now. I got a pretty nice set of workouts I do I'd say. I guess I'm gonna get buff af XD...
    Th3Ch3shir3Kat Th3Ch3shir3Kat 13-15, M 37 mins ago

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    I am a hard worker, I take pride in whatever I do. No matter what the task I put my all into it.. I have had several jobs in recent years of none have I been fired but more or...
    joshskeen92 joshskeen92 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I love to work hard. I am not the type of girl who shuns getting dirt under her nails or toiling in the sun (or rain!) and getting good and sweaty. I love to end a day's work with...
    bronzeeyedblonette bronzeeyedblonette 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I worked on a SATURDAY?!? and after all that, she still wants us to report on a SUNDAY??? She's definitely crazy. There's no way I'm working on a Sunday. @_@
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am trying to figure out my life. I had my daughter when I was 16. I'm tired of hearing things like you shouldn't kept your legs closed because 1. everybody makes mistakes. 2. I...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I hate favoritism in the workplace. There's no way around it and it's not fair to those who work hard.
    coincidences coincidences 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I gained weight and have been working out getting back to my old size . I have went down 2 pants sizes and would love for someone who is determined to Lose weight with a challenge...
    kimbriaaa kimbriaaa 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I like to keep work and privacy separated. Some people at work might get the impression I'm cold, selfish or introvert because of this, but I really only want to be professional at...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been on EP all day at work messaging people back and forth and my phone goes off every few minutes. My boss finally asked who I was texting and I said no one (which isn't a...
    Txguy85 Txguy85 26-30, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    For everything i have, i have always worked for it. i was never spoiled and because my parents werent allotted the same opprotunities as me, i vie for success. I want to give my...
    TheoneandonlyX TheoneandonlyX 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M a week ago

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    And I am nervous to finally meet you. It has been nearly a year, we have been through so much drama and bs but you have always been there for me. I hope that after the visit we...
    LadyBlade LadyBlade 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So I'd love to go to my next workout today but I woke up so stiff and sore it felt like a chore getting out of bed. I could always see what it entails and go from there I'll be sad...
    nicolairose nicolairose 26-30, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love to work. Anyone who has known me would know that. But I have never been able to make money doing what I love. I know I would have built an empire by now if I could have...
    darkroomtruth darkroomtruth 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Sometimes I worry about my own health being a nurse and knowing I've got a slow pulse rate and I'm weak. I'm dizzy. I'm also over stressed and my muscles have my sternum displaced...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I really dont want to work today, i actually enjoyed my weekend of doing nothing, and now here i am back at work, trying to play catch up on the emails and the calls from the past...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Being retired military I have seen them work, granted mine didnt but just cause i had a bad experience doesnt mean they cant work.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Yes I am 110%!!! I work in the oilpatch as a tank truck driver. I have been going steady since I left the yard at 7:15pm yesterday. I love my job and I love to work. I can't...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    It's been a year since a post on this topic, so I must put myself out in public as has been called a flaw of mine.unfortunately, however, because I must go work a twelve hour shift...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I've done so much soul seaching these past 5 and a half years. I've people come across my path with puzzle pieces that i've had to fit into place. There was so much bottled up...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    We work very hard at maintaining our lifestyle but so readily put off working on maintaining our relationships. In the end the lifestyle you are working so hard to maintain means...
    km1969 km1969 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    So I tried this one spell and I think it might be working but I'm not sure so could anyone who had actually used one that had worked for them or someone they know pls send it to me...
    Sillygymnast Sillygymnast 13-15 Jul 16

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    During my work out tonight, I hit it hard. Feeling proud of that work out. Gonna be hurting in the morning though
    Notyourprincesa1124 Notyourprincesa1124 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I constantly daydream at work. I also check out the internet a little too much while at the office. I still get my work done on time, but I think I put more in to my little...
    CJRed73 CJRed73 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Of course they can work :) It's still a relationship. Think about people in the army. Their relationship is long distance for a long long time. But you can always make it work out...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    When I am not working I feel useless and non productive. Work eases my anxiety.
    Ellwood970 Ellwood970 66-70, M Jul 13

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    Well when I have time at work. Everyone where I work does lol
    Mattymatt9 Mattymatt9 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am so sick of working retail, but it's the only job I can land... With no experience, no other place will hire me. I worked retail for 5 years at the same company and I'm...
    Sable25 Sable25 22-25 1 Response Jul 12

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    Before I go into details, as I write this my family is going behind my back to stage an intervention that "women need to work" by the men of the family. My sister in law and I are...
    findinghappinessnow findinghappinessnow 26-30, F Jul 12

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    There are only a few people in my team I can totally list them all out and write a rant for each of them: Part 1 - the senior bankers (Fyi, I m in investment banking) 1. Guy...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    My job is one that has some very strange hours, so I am accustomed to working late hours at this point. I just finished up a little batch of work in the last few hours here late at...
    CaptainKoJo CaptainKoJo 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I now work at show girls Melbourne! Please come visit if you know where that is ! I now work as a waitress/dancer !
    rubyroo15 rubyroo15 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 12

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    I am a software developer and I enjoy my work. I like the skills that it improves: abstract thinking, rational reasoning, reading and writing. It fits perfectly with my desire to...
    LawlessLuuk LawlessLuuk 22-25, M Jul 11

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    who hates work ? working for a living sucks *** you have to do pointless bullshit because you need money and the boss never ever sees you busting your *** but they always seem to...
    killstationman killstationman 26-30 Jul 10

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for almost 2 years. 385 miles apart. Never thought I would be able to make something like this work. However, we both have SUPER busy...
    Tigerlilyflower Tigerlilyflower 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Let's just say the week has been overwhelming due to one of my coworkers being on vacation. I had to fill in for her role (in addition to my normal responsibilities) this week...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M Jul 9