J Andre Moore Jr.
J Andre Moore Jr.

I have 2 sons with Austism (18 and 20 yrs old) and became physically disabled myself 2 years ago with AS (Ankyloisng Spondilitus) and severe RA. Have had both hips replaced and major spinal fussion at Emory Spine Clinic in Atlanta.

J Andre Moore Jr.
J Andre Moore Jr.
  • J Andre Moore Jr.

LOL...is liking this meaning you like the cause or that I have a disability? I am just saying:)

Mike Thelen
Mike Thelen
  • J Andre Moore Jr.

Glad to see you still have your sense of humor. Lol I'm recovering from double fusion and all the titanium hardware. You've got my admiration and respect. Takes a special person to persevere through life's bump in the roads.

J Andre Moore Jr.
J Andre Moore Jr.
  • J Andre Moore Jr.

I am half Titanium....feeling a little robotic lately:) I have also developed a fear of large magnets! When I died they can't cremate me...they will have to melt me down:) I have experienced many high moments in my life and this stuff can't take my humor away!! Seriously.... I feel fortunate to have everything I have...and my kids and wife are great and I wouldn't change one thing about them. I would change the level of pain I have everyday....otherwise...I am doing well. Thanks for the comment Mike. I really appreciated hearing that!

Leilani Atkins Finch
Leilani Atkins Finch

Amen, I have a daughter who was born with Cystic Fibrosis, there are days she cant even breath. She would much rather be going to college, working a job and enjoying life rather than spending numerous hours on machines, iv's, antibiotics and some days even oxygen. I have seen her cry because all she wants is to go to school and work a job so that she can reach her own dreams; she does have dreams and DEFINITELY deserves those dreams. This is a sore subject to me for sure. I do not think it...

Amen, I have a daughter who was born with Cystic Fibrosis, there are days she cant even breath. She would much rather be going to college, working a job and enjoying life rather than spending numerous hours on machines, iv's, antibiotics and some days even oxygen. I have seen her cry because all she wants is to go to school and work a job so that she can reach her own dreams; she does have dreams and DEFINITELY deserves those dreams. This is a sore subject to me for sure. I do not think it is fair at all, after all she didn't ask to be born with a disability that literally sucks the life out of her. This is the rules of our American Government, and I THINK IT SUCKS. I bet if it was there own child they would feel the same way.

Marah Lehning
Marah Lehning
  • Leilani Atkins Finch

love you all ...

Tammy Atkins
Tammy Atkins
  • Leilani Atkins Finch

Loni, she has never let it bring her down...she was full of life and spunk as a child and young teenager she amazed me with her will to do the things that other kids her age were out doing...it saddens me that she has gotten worse over the last couple of years. I am full of admiration and love for her she is a beautiful and amazing young lady...

Jayne Knowles-Smith
Jayne Knowles-Smith

I have stage 4 Heart Failure not form lifestyle but genetic, some days I cannot even get up, Hospital appointments 100's miles away from home and overnight hotel stays are taking all my low income,

Philip S. Bannister
Philip S. Bannister
  • Jayne Knowles-Smith

But Jayne you have a health problem, you're not claiming benefit fraud of course you won't get looked after

Jayne Knowles-Smith
Jayne Knowles-Smith
  • Jayne Knowles-Smith

Philip I also have one of your problems fluid leaking out from my legs, making them sore,

Anthony Rader
Anthony Rader

I am disabled due to ongoing neck and back issues; I had cervical fusion in Oct. 2000 to replace 2 herniated discs; now the disc at C7/T1 is herniated, I also have a bulged disc in my mid back and degeneration in the low back; I am able to do some computer repair work at home to help make ends meet, but would much rather have a full time job than be sitting at home; I hope this doesn't sound like I'm complaining, I realized many have it much worse than me, but I do know that people with...

I am disabled due to ongoing neck and back issues; I had cervical fusion in Oct. 2000 to replace 2 herniated discs; now the disc at C7/T1 is herniated, I also have a bulged disc in my mid back and degeneration in the low back; I am able to do some computer repair work at home to help make ends meet, but would much rather have a full time job than be sitting at home; I hope this doesn't sound like I'm complaining, I realized many have it much worse than me, but I do know that people with disabilities, whatever they may be, don't always get treated fairly and are looked down upon.

Nowka Guinn
Nowka Guinn
  • Anthony Rader

no your not complaining. and what u say is true. have gotton the same shabby treatment myself anthony.

Anthony Rader
Anthony Rader
  • Anthony Rader

thanks Brenda :-)

Veronica Galvez
Veronica Galvez

es importante para mi , ya que tengo amigos , pariente y familiar directo con discapacidad.quiero lo mejor para ellos , que tengan los mismos derechos que cualquier persona.

Cristina Feniak
Cristina Feniak
  • Veronica Galvez

Gracias!

Miriam Gonzalez
Miriam Gonzalez
  • Veronica Galvez

deben tener los mismos derechos.....

Susan Cocks
Susan Cocks

My father was in a wheelchair and a double amputee. I had to manage him from the age of fourteen alone. Later when my mother died I had to manage and it was very hard indeed. We lived very lose to the bone.

Gerald Kong
Gerald Kong
  • Susan Cocks

I remembered kisses

Susan Cocks
Susan Cocks
  • Susan Cocks

Do you. Remember that room with the tiger striped wallpaper? :-) Looking after dad was hard. Thanks dear friend..xxxx

Nikki Culverhouse
Nikki Culverhouse

When you work all your lives in jobs like my husband and I have done caring for others (he was a Paramedic for years) and then through no fault of your own via an accident (or illness) then you go to claim for one of these benefits to be told you have to go through rigourous test etc and treated like a criminal in many places because you are asking the government for money. I'ts a bloody insult! and yet foreigners can come into the country and get money handed to them as easy as pie. What...

When you work all your lives in jobs like my husband and I have done caring for others (he was a Paramedic for years) and then through no fault of your own via an accident (or illness) then you go to claim for one of these benefits to be told you have to go through rigourous test etc and treated like a criminal in many places because you are asking the government for money. I'ts a bloody insult! and yet foreigners can come into the country and get money handed to them as easy as pie. What is this country coming to? (no I'm not a racist, I just believe that the people who are born and bred into this country should be given the preferential treatment. but I'm starting something else up with that comment, It's just my opinion, for what it's worth).

Joanna Webb
Joanna Webb
  • Nikki Culverhouse

Well said

Kathy Price
Kathy Price
  • Nikki Culverhouse

ever thought about becoming an MP? I totally agree with this!

Ian Lowe
Ian Lowe

My wife has a disability she lost her left leg after being paralysed

Rob Leggett
Rob Leggett
  • Ian Lowe

Its ur wife i feel sorry 4, she livin me a scouser!!!!!

Rob Leggett
Rob Leggett
  • Ian Lowe

Sorry ment 2 say with not me

Nikki Culverhouse
Nikki Culverhouse

I appreciate there are some very unscrupulous people out there who claim to have a disability when the truth is they just cannot be bothered to get out of bed in the morning and do a decent days work like the rest of us. They're not disabled, they are just bloody lazy! my husband has been off work with a bad back, he is now a student training to put some good back into the world by training to be a Counsellor. He is a good man, who lost the job he loved due to an accident after which he...

I appreciate there are some very unscrupulous people out there who claim to have a disability when the truth is they just cannot be bothered to get out of bed in the morning and do a decent days work like the rest of us. They're not disabled, they are just bloody lazy! my husband has been off work with a bad back, he is now a student training to put some good back into the world by training to be a Counsellor. He is a good man, who lost the job he loved due to an accident after which he now has a metal rod in his back. yes he gave up for a while, but with support from me and our family and true friends he is back on track and enjoying what he does again. Doctors should help more people to have counselling not just give out anti deptidepressents willy nilly and encourage them to get more exercise, it makes u feel amazing. and the government need to care more about the real people in our country, instead of just making the rich richer and the poor poorer.

Nikki Culverhouse
Nikki Culverhouse
  • Nikki Culverhouse

There I'll get off my soap box now and pipe down. just had to get that lost off my chest.

Calen Kennett
Calen Kennett
  • Nikki Culverhouse

The total budget for the disability program is $9.8 billion. If every single participant is fraudulent it doesn't even comare to the $21 billion tax credit that we gave to Exxon.

Michele Donay
Michele Donay

My Brother Doug has been battling Parkinson's for over 20 years. He is always Positive, Proactive and Beautiful. When President Obama took the oath for Presidency one of the first initiatives he signed was to Overturn the Bush's No Stem Research, which could help generations with Parkinson's and MS....and the Republican Congress has fought him all the way. Doug was an extremely Active man, playing Tennis, Rollerblading, Bicycling and Working out in the Gym. About 12 years ago when the...

My Brother Doug has been battling Parkinson's for over 20 years. He is always Positive, Proactive and Beautiful. When President Obama took the oath for Presidency one of the first initiatives he signed was to Overturn the Bush's No Stem Research, which could help generations with Parkinson's and MS....and the Republican Congress has fought him all the way. Doug was an extremely Active man, playing Tennis, Rollerblading, Bicycling and Working out in the Gym. About 12 years ago when the reaction to the drugs he had to take was worse than the disease itself, he had an operation at NY Hospital in New York, Magnetic therapy. The Surgeons put instruments in his brain and his chest so that he could turn his shaking on and off and so he could take fewer pills. Doug is now at the point where he loses his balance and his throat closes. He remains as positive as possible but it is getting hard. He is one of my heroes. He never asked for this disease at the age of about 40. The Last Thing He Needs is a President who will take away the few disability earnings he has....and it's not enough. He has worked all his life for his family and even when he was let go due to Parkinson's he created his own small business. That too is gone now, but he remains the Single most important Reason why this cause is important to me. Love you so Bro.

Laura Hänsler-Ross
Laura Hänsler-Ross
  • Michele Donay

my love and best wishes and genuine support to your brother and your family keep fighting!!

Michele Donay
Michele Donay
  • Michele Donay

just vote President Obama into another 4 years.

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