Are you physically disabled

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Are you physically disabled
YES 9%  9%  [ 38 ]
YES 10%  10%  [ 41 ]
NO 39%  39%  [ 161 ]
NO 41%  41%  [ 170 ]
Total votes : 410

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09 Dec 2008, 3:11 pm

I'm getting on a bit in years, and have problems with my back. There is something causing pain directly in my right sciatic region, the doctors don't know what it is. It is somewhat painful all the time, and especially so when I try to stand for any period of time or walk very far. I have a handicapped sticker that allows me to park in handicapped spaces.

I don't consider it a major disability, I'm not in a wheelchair or anything. But it affects my life, how much I can do.


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08 Sep 2009, 3:37 am

I count hyperacusis as a physical disability, since I definitely am disabled by it... would that count for this poll? I don't know how "physical" it has to be :?



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23 Jul 2010, 5:56 pm

No, I am not.



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04 Aug 2010, 10:28 pm

I wish my only challenge were those related to Aspergers.
Unfortunatly, I have several physical challenges, however
people who find out often say, "You would never know".

That can be a blessing or curse because when I do something that
shows one of my disabilities up, people will get all critical, like..."What's wrong
with you...How come you can't do that (very well)!" It can be really
rough having invisable disablities. I've always been teased and
had alot of judgement and cruel remarks leveled at me, but I'm
finally, at 47. learning how to truely love and accept myself.

Anjie



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03 Sep 2010, 3:54 pm

I'm not physically disabled.



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05 Sep 2010, 3:17 pm

I have a mild case of neurofibromatoisis so yes


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05 Sep 2010, 3:39 pm

I don't know how to answer. A doctor found a coordination problem when I was 3 years old. I'm still very clumsy, but I can use my fingers with precision, which ables me to play piano and violin.



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11 Sep 2010, 1:32 am

I have two physical disabilities. I was born with a very rare genetic vision disorder called "Incomplete Achromatopsia" My vision acuity is 20/100 & I have some colorblindness & light sensitivity. I also have a tremor disorder called "Essential Tremors" where I sometimes shake when I do things with fine motor-skills or am nervous


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19 Sep 2010, 11:05 am

I have NF.


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30 Sep 2010, 5:34 am

yes i have cerebral paulsy



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03 Oct 2010, 3:43 pm

patrick6 wrote:
Strapples wrote:
we all gonna die anyways :P


Not unless science enables us to live for as long as we want, which isn't a very distant possibility.

I'm looking forward to that. :P



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10 Oct 2010, 8:08 am

No, I am not physically disabled.


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11 Oct 2010, 11:40 am

I have Auditory Processing Disorder. This is protected by the American Disabilities Act. This is classified as a hidden disability. About all that ADA protection does for you with APD is gets you special assistance when taking college courses, maybe high school too, I don't know, and it can be useful in employment situations. Of course the ADA had not been passed yet when I attended college, and for that matter I didn't know I had APD then either. I told a friend of mine who is deaf about what it is like to have APD and he replied that APD sounded a lot like being deaf except that I can also hear well.



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11 Oct 2010, 12:36 pm

No, I am not.



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17 Oct 2010, 6:26 pm

No