I Work With Disabled People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    What to Do If You Only Need One Shoe

    I help the disabled find single shoes or a pair of shoes in different sizes. Your feet carry you thousands of miles in your lifetime so it is critical that you take good care of them.  You can inherit problems with your feet from your Aunt Sue but more often trouble with...
    kentb kentb
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2008

    It's not just a job to me.

    It's a passion. I love what I do. Oddly enough I never really intended to work in this field. Twenty two years ago, I went to college and graduated from the Developmental Services Worker program. Most of my field placements were in group homes. And one was in a grade school...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    I Work With Adults With Learning Disabilities And I Love It

    I started working in a residential home for adults with learning disabilities when I was 19, and I've been there a year and 3 months now. I absolutely love it, I spend so much time with them they're like another family to me. One thing that I love is that they don't judge you...
    AlienBob AlienBob
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    Working With My Student

    I work with a 16 year old who is visually impaired.. I am part of a mainstream school system and I love being able to ensure my student gets all her notes, attends and participates in classes, and is given an equal opportunity in the classroom and during examinations.. The...
    angelnomore angelnomore
    22-25, F
    Sep 2, 2012

    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

    My Story...........

    "I Work With Disabled People" How it all started for me.   For 12 years I ran a Day Care Home. I loved kids and worked with them for years. But two tragic life experiences would change that for me. The first one is my Dad got real sick and us kids needed to be...
    greenheart greenheart
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2009

    Progress For a Man

    I've written about this guy before, but this was big step for him today.  He came for dinner @ our house again - not unusual, he asked and I said yes.  The unusual part, he wasn't afraid of the dog, acted appropiately the entire time, and had no issues.  He spent...
    gdgtgrl gdgtgrl
    41-45, F
    Jul 30, 2008

    A Big Thankyou

    To all of you who look after disabled people, without you I wouldn't be where I am today xxx
    drippy72 drippy72
    41-45, M
    Apr 13, 2013

    I Work Disabled People

    i run a lvlv 2 medical hoem for 2 others have have muliple issues they have liver with me for over 20 years now we have made our own family and go place and do things as a family feeding pumps mount to wheel chairs they love to go campin and play off one the love to travle...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Dec 13, 2010
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