When my PCA found out I was a member of the LGBT community she started abusing me. This is quite common and rarely spoke about by the disability community.
Dominick discusses a type of abuse he endured, as a teenager, the abuse of bargaining.
All the people abusing welfare, food stamps and other forms of public assistance are the reason why many want to restrict these services, which truly help those in need.
I was a victim of child abuse after I came out to my family. I have some unhappy memories, so I do not often speak out about my father. He had his flaws, but he was still my father, so when he hurt me, the pain ran deep.
Dealing with years of harm and abuse has brought me to a point where I need to deal with it or face inevitable destruction internally, as well as externally to those who love me.
A discussion on Facebook about homeschooling and ways to better educate children led me down the path to ask where are our children safe in a world that has changed so drastically from my childhood in the 1980s.
I’ve struggled for many months about this very topic. I don’t want pity. I don’t want loathing. I just want people to understand that I’ve been to hell and back….
I’m writing a book about my life. It almost seems sensational in aspects. The main gist of the story is that I was born in 1980. I was diagnosed at…
What constitutes abuse? Is it a smack on the face? How about an unpleasant word? Is abuse something deeper or is just something that has to be construed as abuse…
It’s hard when kids are cruel. With CT’s disability he is often the target of other kids because he does not understand social behaviors. We want him to socialize as much as possible, but what do you do when others take advantage of the kid who just wants someone to like him?