I try not to be biased, but I had my doubts about hiring Stevie. His placement counselor assured me that he would be a good, reliable busboy. 1,386 more words
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On this talk show: Encouragement and advice for moms with special needs children (Janice Brown)
India cannot ignore the way it treats its citizens with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities anymore.
The Indian method of treating its mentally disabled is so flawed and cruel that those affected by it live a life “worse than animals” when left on their own or at mental institutions, says a… 320 more words
My 69-year-old brother, Ivan, died of heart failure in his sleep a few weeks ago. Hospitalized for pain, he underwent tests: kidney failure was imminent. He had been blind from birth, but as he wound down, he told his caretakers that he could finally see – and that everything was beautiful. 869 more words
Movies that accurately portray the lives of people who have mental disabilities are important. Such movies, by helping the general population better understand the exceptional people in their midst, can create a healthier and more constructive environment for everyone. 815 more words