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I Work With The Developmentally Disabled

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    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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    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M May 18, 2015

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    Never have, I think it could be really uncomfortable, especially if it doesn't work out.
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    I've been judged of my body image all my life since first grade I was taller and slightly thicker then the rest of the kids in my class which was considered fat as I got older the...
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    There this once i work as a sales person. that day i didn't get a single sale. what worse was that a particular full time staff act as a supervisor while i am only a product...
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    I walk to a group of guys and say the kinkiest thing possible and watch them go crazy >.< love how pervs get worked up
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    The good thing about ep critics They make us disableds look better And them insane Movie had broderick And chimps Chimps went whacko Like ep critics Who are we...
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    people don't make fun of me much anymore about my disability but as a kid I was bullied tease and beat up in grade school that's kindergarten through 5th grade middle school and...
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    yes i have autism adhd, ocd, low iq, specch issuses, im learning disabled but that doesn't stop me i try my best and do everything like everyone else im not going give up, im not...
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    yes i have autism adhd, ocd, low iq, specch issuses, im learning disabled but that doesn't stop me i try my best and do everything like everyone else im not going give up, im not...
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    I will tell my what my disability is.. I have a learning disability with a TMI.. Witch is traumatic brain injury and PST chronic PST and depression and anxiety.. People like me...
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    iamnotperfect iamnotperfect 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am in a group to help people with ADHD I ha it I do fine sometimes its hard having ADHD half to take medicen for it and if you don't you really hipern everyday it suck but I...
    lovekitten12345 lovekitten12345 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm in a best buddies group in my school where kids with disabilities get to hang out with other kids from school. We play games and honestly I bonded so much with everybody in the...
    Curlygirl228866 Curlygirl228866 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    its wrong please dont make fun of people with special needs because your hurting our feelings i stand up for people please dont be mean ok
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    It's actually pretty fun finding out what will burn and what will not. You start to lose your fear of getting burnt, you learn how to push through your limits and most people love...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old. I have a disability and I really don't feel disabled
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    I think that those who are deserve extra support for all the extra they have to deal with, I also believe they should be loked at as role models. These people are keeping the vows...
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    I'm learning how to love myself again. I had it down but my boss bullied me for years at work and sucked my self esteem dry. I don't have friends or family or support so doing this...
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