Disabilities (learning & physical) Issues In Education, Employment & Life

A place for persons with disabilities, physical or learning, to discuss the issues they have in their life (and dating), in systems of education or in employment (finding or general accessibility).


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Gloves that can turn sign language into speech... pretty cool. [blackbusiness.com]
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RavenCT 9 CT Nov 10 Nov 10 11 comment
Spent the last three days looking at alternative to the Zoomtext magnifier software, because Freedom Scientific really raised prices and I needed to upgrade, as the version I had was becomign pretty buggy as tiem went on. Turns out I did nto need ...
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snytiger6 9 WA Nov 5 Nov 5 22 comments
This post is an interview of a friend of my son's whom has Bi-Polar Disorder, complicated. My son did the videography. If you live or visit Columbia Maryland USA, you may see this man on the streets any day, any weather. He talks and shows his life...
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sweetcharlotte 8 NC Sep 6 Sep 6 11 comment
I've beeen checking out Zoomtext 2019. However it appears that most virus detection software mistakes the program as having been infected, due to the areas it accesses. So far both AVG and Avast won't le4t hte program open, an dAVG didn't alloow me...
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snytiger6 9 WA Sep 4 Sep 4 00 comments
Dyslexia is actually a brain disorder, not sight disorder. This article and video is the answer I have looked for the last 70 years since kindergarten. It is so nice to see it recognized for what it really is. I taught myself how to read enough to...
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sweetcharlotte 8 NC Aug 26 Aug 26 00 comments
I have been legally blind from age 29, due to a rare hereditary eye disease called Stargardt's (also called juvenile Macular degeneration, which causes a loss of the central visual field). More recently, i have also developed cataracts, which is ...
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snytiger6 9 WA Apr 26 Apr 26 11 comment
60 y/o newbie
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Justjoe 4 FL Apr 6 Apr 6 00 comments
I have severe osteo arthritis , but intend to remain independent for as long as possible . Some time back , I moved up from a cane to a walker , then into a scooter . I hired construction workers to put in ramps at my home , bought a vehicle with a ...
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Cast1es 8 TX Jan 9 Jan 9 33 comments
hello all i have just joined this group and felt it appropriate for my physical condition
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BillLittleford 6 UK Dec 30, 2018 Dec 30, 2018 11 comment
So, I have Stargatdts' Disease, a rare hereditary form of macular degeneration, which causes partial blindness. I noticed lately that my vision was getting noticeably worse much quicker than it ever had before. So I go to teye doctor and she tells ...
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snytiger6 9 WA Dec 21, 2018 Dec 21, 2018 22 comments
Hi all, i am disabled person, i have cerebral palsy
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levan 4 Georgia Oct 14, 2018 Oct 14, 2018 22 comments
Evidently, the person who started this group left and I, as the oldest member left inherited it. I made the change to include other print disabilities beside visual impairment, as they experience many of the same or similar frustrations in dealing...
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snytiger6 9 WA Oct 12, 2018 Oct 12, 2018 22 comments
One thing that would help me as a visually limitrd person.....if possinle try not to post comments or responses that arealmost as long as the US tax code. These sad old peepers juat cant handle it.
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SonOfABeachII 8 NE Sep 5, 2018 Sep 5, 2018 33 comments
When I respond someone I look at their profile. See what Im saying. If you mention it in your biograophy I am sure people will be more understanding. However understanding goes both ways. People can be obbsseive over grammer and spelling and it ...
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rovingamber 5 UK Aug 25, 2018 Aug 25, 2018 22 comments
Want to win a brand new Mustang and help JDRF? See link below: [yahoo.com]
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onlyif 8 OH Aug 20, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 00 comments
Glad I found this group. For those of you who don't know, I have prolific retinopathy in both eyes, neovascular glaucoma in both eyes, and a huge cataract that's inoperable in my right eye. I have no vision in my right eye and never will again, and ...
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SonOfABeachII 8 NE Aug 19, 2018 Aug 19, 2018 00 comments
I am posting this link to help those that do not know the types of vision. Hope this will help people to understand more. :) [visionaware.org]
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onlyif 8 OH Aug 17, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 00 comments
I just learned about theses. What are everyone's thoughts on this? [m.caltech.edu]
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onlyif 8 OH Aug 16, 2018 Aug 16, 2018 00 comments
I'm joining because, quite frankly, I don't care even if someone doesn't have a visual impairment - what you say is more important than how you say it.
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Jnei 8 UK Aug 16, 2018 Aug 16, 2018 00 comments
I agree. There should be none of that here. I have sight problems as most older people do. At night it's worse and and I have had two strokes and my hands don't work very well. So both suck. But if anyone bitches, it's because they think they ...
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Bendog 7 WA Aug 16, 2018 Aug 16, 2018 00 comments

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