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"Baliw"

Baliw sa kanya’y tawag

Basura ang katulad

Puso nama’y busilak

Kahit na hinahamak.

Poem#48:  April 17, 1991/ Language: Tagalog (Philippines). A tanaga poem – 4 lines/7 syllables.

Poetry

Missing Saskatoon woman found after spending the night outdoors

The Saskatoon Police Service says a missing woman was found after spending the night outdoors on the May long weekend.

Naomi Dornn, 18, was reported missing after she left her home in the 100-block of Fairbrother Crescent to go for a bike ride at 8:30 p.m. 211 more words

Canada

"Special? like 'stop-eating-the-paste' special?"

So, what exactly is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name for a group of developmental disorders. ASD includes a wide range, “a spectrum,” of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability. 392 more words

Autism

Here we most certainly are.

The first thing you should know about me- I hate being vulnerable.

The second thing you should know about me- I force myself to be vulnerable… 1,201 more words

Autism

disability = strength

It takes unimaginable strength to continually endure, persist and overcome. People with disabilities aren’t weak. They are the strongest human beings you will ever meet.

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Can people with a mental disability be successful and find a job?

My research question was how do people view people with a mental disability? I was interested in this topic because I wanted to see how their life is when dealing with a mental condition. 749 more words

Neurodiversity

Jason's Different

This post is different from others in that it isn’t specifically about my grandchildren–but it could be. I’ve been thinking about parents’ responsibility to protect their children from adults who might harm them, and also to teach them how to cope with unpleasant people and situations. 1,093 more words