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When things go south

Yesterday, Maura had a meltdown in public.

This is not new to us. When you have all the feelings and not always a way to communicate them, meltdowns happen. 492 more words

Special Needs

The Community of Faith as Wedding Banquet

by David Morstad

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.  

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in charge of retardation

Psychiatry 2: Student Daze – Poem 29

the room is all women
dumpy and thick
short and spherical

oversized and swollen
dilantin gums
that hold no teeth… 64 more words

Psychiatric Nursing

row your boat

Psychiatry 2: Student Daze – Poem 26

a tall gaunt man
from the retardation wards
walks the grounds daily

nondescript overalls
and absent socks

in a world of his own… 67 more words

Psychiatric Nursing

Fair Pay for people with Indellectual Disabilities

I woke up on Saturday morning with a sense of optimism when I heard about the Federal Government’s offer to pay one hundred million dollars to people with intellectual disabilities employed in Australian Disability Enterprises. 88 more words

I Met You (I Met Your World)

I met you,
I met your world
Through the labels
Everyone gave you
Long before our time.

“Imbecile,”
“Moron,”
“Idiot,”
“Retarded:”
These words
Not even coming close… 207 more words

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