Disability stories, books, poems, and more

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It is the 7 year anniversary since I became disabled and I remember the friends who have left me and the new friends who let me lean on them and give me as much support as needed. This is a thank you to them. Read More

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After I became disabled, I found out what true loneliness really meant, as my friends drifted away from me, unable to relate to the pain I was going through, Read More

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A girl writes about her little brother, who was born with Down syndrome and sensory processing disorder. Read More
A mother who has a child with special needs shares her story. Read More

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Comments: 2

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the story about a young boy with down syndrome and how he enjoys life. Read More

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How using Mobility Equipment changed the world around me Read More

Poem / Romance

October 02, 2016

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Parameters change, people grow together or apart by challenge they face. Where may the ship be sailing to? Read More

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If you can't do what you want to do, if you can't live up to what others expect, it's a battle against yourself. Abandoned by your own soldiers, the pain doubled, you wonder if that war can be won at all. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 17, 2016

Reads: 84

Shelves: 2

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Do you recognize the value of the life you life, if you can live it to the fullest? If your life crumbles beneath your feet, what will you do? If you have to let everything go, where will you be left? A bitter fight against oneself, when you're your own… Read More
after losing her mother, olivia is sent off to live with her brother and his girlfriend. not only will they learn what it's like to care for someone with special needs, but she might just learn a little more about herself... Read More

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Emmett Walters is a 28 year old journalist looking for the perfect story to finish off his series with a bang. Looking for something unusual, he decided to stick close to home and take a look into the Oakham Hospital, which has been abandoned for nearly twenty years after a… Read More

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When a government head's daughter is found in the woods on the border of a cluster of colonies delusional and haunted, she is sent to Colony #348. A disabled person colony. However, Rae Shepherd, a hoverer (Hoverchair user) knows this new resident holds a new secret that could turn Colony… Read More

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taken from my book, "Like Something Of A Dream" Read More
A short story of my experience with pain, pseudo-addiction, real full-blown life destroying addiction. My long road back to reality and how I returned from the lowest depths of human depravity to finding and understanding the maxim 'Know Thyself'. Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

November 09, 2015

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Writing from the point of view of someone with a disability that leaves them restricted to a wheelchair, but cannot speak. This person is deeply in love with someone who shares their view, though the disabled person feels something is going wrong. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

September 27, 2015

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A note written by the character about what happened to his brother when he was younger. It is being used as an apology for a guilty conscious. Read More

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This article tells the stories of individuals who achieved phenomenal fits, monumental odds notwithstanding with the intent to encourage readers never to give up in life and never to look down on themselves or others who may be physically handicapped. Read More

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(VERY SHORT NOVEL) I wrote the account of what happened, right after it happened, but every time I tried to edit, or reread it, I found myself bursting into tears, causing me to fall into a deep depression over the holiday season, that I am only now, weeks later, trying… Read More

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These are all original quotes or proverbs that I have made myself. They are all my original ideas and words. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 31, 2015

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Comments: 5

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To a verbally challenged man Read More

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Tom struggles with his mental disability. Read More

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The story of an unusual boy who helps the people of a small town. Read More
Non-fiction piece which outlines the battle of Schizophrenia and parenthood from the children's perspective. In this story, my sister and I re-enact the scenario of discovering the heights of my mother's illness. Read More
Nia tells her journey of life and how she struggles with her disability. You'll meet this 18 year old who hails from a simple, middle class family. She tells her ups and downs in her life.What and how her disability affects her. What does fate hold for her? Will she… Read More
This is a true story about an experience I will never forget for the rest of my life. A/N: I have left the names of my family and my own out of the story, just to keep my identity and my family's identities safe. This a work in progress, so… Read More

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Comments: 5

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While working at a mental institution, I met a lot of people who deserved the chance to be heard-My aim is to give a voice to one lady in particular. Along with mental illness and a mild intellectual disability, she has suffered from abuse for her entire life. This is… Read More

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This story is 100% true. I am not writing to become famous or rich. My main goal is to tell my story in hopes that people can learn lessons from my mistakes. Lessons that I myself have managed to learn the hardest way possible. All of the names of the… Read More

Short Story / Young Adult

February 12, 2014

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This is my 2nd story in what will be my first collection: Collection 1: Love and Loss. The first is The World That Was Opened. This is not a sequel to that short story. Again, open interpretation, so feel free to post yours and comment. Thank you! Read More

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