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I Work With the Handicapped

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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 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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    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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    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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    God, it wasn't even really official or anything... We had just started talking about how we could turn a Long Distance thing into more of an in person thing. It just hurts so much...
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    I just went through one of the most trying two years of my life. I apologize beforehand, because this might get long. My long-term boyfriend and I broke up a few months ago and I...
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    I know this looks really bad, but please don't judge me. I was 17 when I started working as a waitress in a restaurant in my hometown. One day, as I was about to leave work and...
    ironwoman45 ironwoman45 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    It's my Achilles' heel. You see, "an ideal mind is the devil's playground". And I've given the little red man enough of me already. My mind is off limits. And when I'm on the...
    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I actually met my fiance on Experience Project. We had a wonderful long distance relationship for four years. Sadly he passed away suddenly on November 18, 2014.....we were...
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    He wants to work things out he says. He's gone no contact he says. I'm supposed to trust that this time he means it? That it's not just about staying for the kids which we know...
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    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    alex2123 alex2123 18-21, T 7 hrs ago

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    alex2123 alex2123 18-21, T 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I was in a long distance relationship a couple years back - it was a much older boyfriend who moved away to a different continent, and within two weeks I broke it off because I...
    theegyptianprincess theegyptianprincess 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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