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Hurdles line up
before me, am I
at the starting gate?

Who will hire me?
Will I be able to learn?
Can I leave the house? 52 more words


Better Is A Relative Expression

“How are you?” my friend asked me the other morning – an innocuous enough question, if the recipient is not suffering from chronic illness.

Apart from the odd text here and there, I hadn’t talked to this friend for months, so I answered a pat: 386 more words

Chronic Illnes

Car Repair & Respect

The other day I had to drop my Jeep off for service and chose my local NTB in Greentree, PA (South Hills area of Pittsburgh). There was a customer in line ahead of me who had a hearing challenge and was also difficult to understand (speech). 203 more words

Customer Service

The Issue With Employment

When I started job seeking, there was something that surprised me, and it’s mostly that no one wanted me working with kids because I had lesrnjng difficulties and mental health issues. 320 more words


I can('t) do this

It’s fucking embarrassing needing help.

I’m a 26 year old white woman from a middle-class family. On paper I’m able-bodied, I have a safe home and just enough money to squeak by every month. 470 more words


Ill Health Disclosure

As a careers advisor one question I am frequently asked is how to explain gaps in employment. For people with mental health problems this can be challenging. 618 more words

Empowering Divyangjan

Since the last two years, the Government is going full throttle in distributing aids and assistive devices such as Braille kits, sewing machines, hearing aids and smart canes to the differently-abled people at various camps that are being organised on a mega scale from time to time across the country. 63 more words
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