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I Work With the Handicapped

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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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    Me Too

    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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    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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    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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    I am tired. No i am exhausted. I exhausted for putting up with his crap seriously. i feel like i have become some sort of door mat - doesn't matter what i say, think, or do he just...
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    Hey guys, I started not to post much because well, I haven't had any contact with my teacher whatsoever. He has no Facebook, I have tried searching using other teachers friends...
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    My father and had been close since before I can remember, but he's impatient and moody so when him and my mom split when I was three I lived with my mom and her man whom I barely...
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    My mom cancelled her gym membership and let's face it I am an unemployed teenager so I decided to workout from home . We have enough equipment. Well today I woke up extra early and...
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    You do understand that if you dont snap out of your delusional fantasy. There is only one way this goes. I have been INCREDIBLY PATIENT with you people. I understand you are...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    "The problem with your behaviour being driven by an entrenched delusional fantasy. That is entirely based on the false beleif that you are really scary because hiding in shops and...
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    I used to when I was younger, but now my dad and I barely talk to each other. My mom says that my dad is possibly bipolar, and by his actions, I think she's right. He gets angry...
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    i have cousins with autism, down syndrome, handicapped, i can help you if you need it i will do my best
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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
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    Ok so here's a brief summary of my situation. I've been in my current apartment for almost a year and the lease is up. During that time I've been living with the roommate from hell...
    stankboom22 stankboom22 22-25, T 4 days ago

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    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I work with a woman I secretly despise. I don't think she knows- I mean I pride myself on being professional and she's pretty good at her job. I just wish she didn't affect me like...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am truly working on the becoming the best me as possible. I am the type of person that has put others before myself and I am aware I do this, so, I have to find a happy medium...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am married to a man who loves his job first and foremost. I met this guy I worked with briefly, and don't know if I really fell in love, but definitely developed a crush on him...
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    I really hate the people I work with. My boss wouldn't know how to run a center of the ******* hand book hit her in the face! And all of the snake ******* that work around me...
    Charper44 Charper44 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I first met him at a street crossing, we were both on bikes going to the same direction to work. At the time he worked with my little sister at McDonald's while I worked as an...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Where do I begin? Let's see.....I am VERY unattractive. I've lived alone since my mother passed 25 years ago. I am not even of average intelligence. Terrible memory. No talent...
    Abequa85 Abequa85 61-65, F Jun 22

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    I would love to workout with someone or my little brother and use the swimming pool too
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M Jun 21

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    ive always been a hard working person, and i have always been the sort of person that my work has relied on to fill in, working extra shifts and so on when others are ill or on...
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