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Forum: Physically Challenged

A forum for our physically challenged members.

  1. driverless cars

    I was watching the news this morning and a report came on about the driverless car being tested in london at the moment. It got me thinking about how many people will be able to access the thrill of being on the open road that couldnt before. For example, the severely parapledgic, the blind,...

    Started by magentaflame, 10-11-2016 01:20 PM
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    10-20-2016 05:30 PM Go to last post
  2. This is Aimee Mullins ...

    ... athlete, actress and fashion model. (See First Reply)

    Started by jones jones, 08-31-2013 07:58 AM
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  3. MRKH/Rokitansky syndrome

    Hi, i am new to all and i wouldnt labelled my self as phsyically challenge but i have recently found out that i have rokitansky syndrome, for those of you who dont know, this is when a women is born without a womb and sometimes even without a vagina. Finding this out was such a shock and i find it...

    Started by Amy24288, 10-07-2005 11:31 AM
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  4. Smile The Disability Test.

    There are great disadvantages in being disabled. There are however some advantages in concessions and considerations, which try to compensate, or at least ameliorate, the effects of disability. If you can get the latter advantages without the disadvantages of the former, that would be good...

    Started by retepsnikrep, 12-21-2006 01:59 AM
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    09-18-2011 02:18 AM Go to last post
  5. Smile elimination of the term mental retardation

    there is a new law that has just passed its rosa's law elminates the term mental retardation

    Started by thomas40, 10-20-2010 12:17 PM
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    08-18-2011 07:01 AM Go to last post
  6. Cranky ??

    Does your disability make you cranky and all out of sorts at times ? Well, mine does since I've gotten older. Some days I hate myself I'm so out of sorts from the discomfort. I hate it cause my wonderful wife gets left alone when I'm like this 'cause I don't want her bearing the brunt of my bad...

    Started by Tightwad, 07-23-2010 02:44 PM
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    07-23-2010 08:49 PM Go to last post
  7. Handicap Accessible Golf Courses

    The 18 hole course that I play and belong to is like all other courses in the U.S. in that it requires each of the holes to be accessible for the handicapped player. Each course is required to have a special cart that a handicapped golfer can use ($10,000 cost of cart) and each tee area must be...

    Started by Lon, 06-27-2010 03:34 PM
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    06-27-2010 07:53 PM Go to last post
  8. Smile Stress

    What really stress you out?:) ME: packing and moving someone telling me what to do.

    Started by Renee22, 12-04-2009 09:32 AM
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    05-01-2010 05:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Exasperated

    I know that I have a journal thread here. But tonight I can't find it. I would very much like to say a few words for my daughter. Could anyone point me towards my journal thread and could whoever is responsible make the journal threads easier to bloody find. Thank you.

    Started by OpenMind, 03-07-2009 03:39 PM
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  10. What are the practical and applicable concepts of quantum physics?

    Hello everybody, I have been reading a bit about “applied” quantum theory and have come across lines that state that it is a unique way of controlling ones thoughts and bringing a powerful, quick and “wholesale” change in and around us. I would like you all to express your views on this and if you...

    Started by mathewa, 09-19-2008 01:19 AM
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    09-19-2008 03:10 AM Go to last post
  11. Your disabled, get a job !!!

    My brother has a spinal injury, 25% use of his legs & some incontinence problems. This week he has to attend 4 interviews :eek: Why's he getting picked on when he has a genuine disability & your everyday layabout gets off with it :mad:

    Started by buttercup, 06-07-2007 02:45 AM
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    07-25-2008 11:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Is anyone out there...???

    Hi everyone :-) I'm new to this - I just joined today and it's all a bit scarey!! I'm 32 and suffer from mild Cerebral Palsy which has an effect on my walking and balance. I've joined this forum garden because I would love to meet new people and think it's about time I talked to others who are...

    Started by pinkchick, 04-26-2007 02:26 PM
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    07-05-2008 04:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Pot helps people with MS (not)

    My friend who just happens to have 'MS' heard 'pot' helps. She told me she crumbled some into cake mix & had the cake with a cup of tea later that night in the hope of a good night's sleep with no ache's & pains. . . . . . . .

    Started by buttercup, 06-29-2007 04:45 AM
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    07-04-2008 06:36 PM Go to last post
  14. Unhappy Dyspraxia or Autism?

    Can anyone give me advice on getting Autism diagnosed, or at least ruled out!! My eight year old son was born premature at 32 weeks. He has been behind in all his developmental stages all his life. Our GP wasn't much help at all and when he started at Nursery he finally got referred to lots of...

    Started by Betty Boop, 09-24-2005 03:04 PM
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    06-22-2008 03:59 AM Go to last post
  15. Blade Runner

    His legs were amputated when he was a year old. Now Oscar Pistorius is on track to make the South African Olympic team. Is he an engineering marvel — or just one hell of a sprinter? Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986) is a South African Paralympic runner. Known as the "Blade...

    Started by jones jones, 05-25-2008 12:49 AM
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    05-25-2008 04:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Vitamin D Autism.

    Autism is now epidemic in the industrialized world. If you know an affected family, you know the tragedy of autism. No one knows what causes autism. Why has it increased so dramatically in the last 20 years? How could it increase if it is a genetic disease? Why is one identical twin severely...

    Started by tedhutchinson, 05-28-2007 05:42 AM
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    05-16-2008 04:35 AM Go to last post
  17. Borderline retardation and low cognitive skills

    I was diagnose as low cognitive skills, borderline retardation. Most people don't want to be friends with me cause of this. I try not to let it bother me. My husband loves me unconditionally and he is perfectly normal person. I can make message boards so I do feel little bit better about myself...

    Started by Debra, 05-12-2007 10:33 AM
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    05-13-2007 03:23 AM Go to last post
  18. Ms

    it's taken most of me But not my Wits:wah:

    Started by SlipStream, 05-04-2007 05:54 AM
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  19. Smile A View from The Wheelchair.

    I take the presumptive view these days that since I have lately been in a bit of a physical decline, and haven’t been able to concentrate on much other than not kicking the bucket, you may be interested in an aspect of debility. A view from the wheelchair you see. It’s a novelty to me and quite...

    Started by retepsnikrep, 12-21-2006 03:03 AM
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    03-04-2007 12:17 PM Go to last post
  20. Lanaia here please read

    In case no one knew, I suffered a stroke at 35, confining me to a wheelchair, but I still drive and live independantly. I married my husband, of twelve years now after my stroke. My husband is also in a wheelchair. Every day is a challenge, but our loe for each other and our faith in God, we gace...

    Started by lanaia74, 11-29-2006 02:28 PM
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    11-29-2006 02:36 PM Go to last post

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