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I Work With The Developmentally Disabled

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    I've been working with them

    since I was in college, and for the past four years I have managed two day programs. The pay is ****. The people I work for are a little bit backwards and difficult. Today alone I picked a client up off the floor who threw herself into a wall and cut her head open. Every day is...
    akmackg akmackg 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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