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I Work With the Handicapped

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    hello,I am working with handicap people too. At my workplace I have 17 people with all kinds of disabilities in my group.I love my job and drive about 78 KM to work and back just to be with them and teach them what work is about.You give so much and work very hard, but you will...
    Casy66 Casy66 41-45, F Sep 18, 2011

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    I Am A Disability Advocate For A Psychosocial Rehab.

    I work at Chestnut Place club house. You may be wondering what is a clubhouse. And no its not a place for fun and games. Not that its all industrious work either. A clubhouse is based on the club house model. The earliest example was started somewhat over 50 years ago in...
    artemesia4u artemesia4u 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    God Made Each Child Special

    HANDICAPPED CHILDREN - Children who are mentally retarded, hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, visually handicapped, seriously emotionally disturbed, orthopedically impaired, other health impaired, deaf-blind, multi-handicapped, or as having specific learning disabilities...
    dlf63 dlf63 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Just Like Lifesavers

    Handicaps come in all types of flavors and are not always round and easily described.  There are physical handicaps not easily seen unless you would have known the person all of their lives; there are mental handicaps; emotional handicaps as well as the relationally...
    Wordsmith Wordsmith 41-45 5 Responses Jun 10, 2008

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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...
    akmackg akmackg 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What do you do....play the political game and kiss ***.....or tell the truth, be blunt, honest and straightforward. Working with a bunch of backstabbers, *** kissers and people...
    midliferevelation midliferevelation 46-50, M Jun 29

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    Hello Readers, I have been on a Journey, one that requires me to walk with someone for a little while for some guidance. I am non- religious and believe in the Universe, its...
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    Never agree to babysit at 9pm on a saturday for your little niece .... then never agree to stick around after the parents get back and drink shed loads of red wine ... as it makes...
    LifeofaGoon LifeofaGoon 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm self employed and work alone, but I have to say.. there's still a hell of a lot of office romance at my job.
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Man I'm just chilling here with my dad's friends, it's nice interacting with older. People who run a business or talk about work
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    Just joined a team of potters to make 10 000 vessels that will be taken out to the public to squeeze and leave their imprint into the vessel.In exchange for your involvement you...
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    I think my animal totem/spirit guide is the wolf. I get images of the wolf when I carry out Reiki on myself or during meditation.
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    So this is going to be a long one, just warning you. No, I mean it...a really long one! So I started a new job recently and I was very excited about this new prospect because I...
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    Was made fun of by the ******* in my office today. How can I not be depressed? Apart from people difficult to work with in my own team, I have been tolerating gossip targeting me...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm a ditherer, but not usually a whiner. Still, today, I will work another 12- 14 hour day, and I'm resentful. I'm exempt, so I won't collect any overtime. I had to work this...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Bradley Witham is a London based interior designer with extensive experience in working on a variety of projects. So far in his career, he has helped a multitude of people enhance...
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    Ok so I recently started a new job at a restaurant. I've been working there about 3 months and I have developed a huge crush on my manager. He's not an older guy but he's older...
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Ok so I recently started a new job at a restaurant. I've been working there about 3 months and I have developed a huge crush on my manager. He's not an older guy but he's older...
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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
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    I have always been aware of the gender pay gap in some industries. But working in retail i didn't think that it would effect me. I have worked in retail for 10 years. I took on a...
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    Well I could go on and on for days about my work situations, all the jobs I've been at and left. Some that I was fired from, etc. Some days I love making money but dread the people...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I started a new job about 7 months ago and work with two guys and three women including my boss. Each day, I'm finding more and more that I do not have much in common with my co...
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    First day of work went GREAT! :D I love it! My co-workers are amazing people, and I can't ask for better people to work with.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I am 24. I've been married to my husband for just over 2 years. We have no children. We met in college, dated for only 6 months before getting engaged, and were married almost 2...
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    I am not married, however I view my partnership with as much weight as a typical marriage and resources on the topic are limited, so here I am. While I at least have the benefit...
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      The name indicates just what these devices is. It is a graphic projector in an inferior and much more small form. Several factors must be considered by one before purchase in...
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    The people that I working with get on my nerves just because I don't fit in to their circle or I don't have a social skill no wonder I like being quiet all the time. Especially...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I need help, my full time job is very stressful, very under paid for the work I do. I have job offer to go to work with no stress, less pay; but If figure it out the time I put in...
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    Exercising and working out comes much easier and with greater results when i have a person to workout with.
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    I just found that out. I have been forced to work with a colleague who gives the word 'slow' new meaning. It is frustrating, we are way behind the other teams at work and I feel...
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    I work on various human rights issues and modern slavery is one of them. Unfortunately, I have noticed a disturbing trend among many politicians, even in the United Nations, to...
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    Sooo, second part: Now with the 8th grade (US: 12th Grade) he went back to our school and well the first day at the "opening ceremony" I was kinda nervous and kept looking were he...
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    I'm a Bisexual male. I find that I see beautiful men a lot but my mind goes through stages. First I notice how gorgeous they look and how composed they are. Second I hope to meet...
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    This is his story I really need help were at our wits end.(In His words) I have been struggling with a diagnose for many years now and most doctors have given up on helping me i'm...
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    Richard thinks he is smart. His idiots think he is smart. I mean look at how sophisticated his psychological machinations are. Richard isnt smart. Im smart. I know other people...
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    I used to work with a beautiful lady 10 years younger than i. We seem to connect so well and share values as well as aligned intelligence. She has since left the company but we...
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    Dear Dad, For 25 years I have refereed your and mom's relationship with the constant on again off again battle. As I have aged your cycle has become so clear to me, making it...
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    I hate working right now because I'm going to be with this bully! She is too much about her jokes on me and I couldn't stand it, whenever I won't respond to her bad jokes on me...
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    Um i guess i just thought that this would be a good way to express how i feel and maybe if i posted on the internet i could convince myself that people might listen. Before i...
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