Special Needs girl being tormented by bullies
When I first heard of this story last week, I was appalled that those kids were bullying their fellow student via text messages making fun of her mental condition. The girl is 18, but has a mind of an 8 year old due to some kind brain injury she had at birth. Those bullies made fun of her by saying things like, “you’re ugly!” “No one likes you!” “Go kill yourself!” And so on and so forth. I feel horrible for this poor girl because it kinda hit home for me.
Back when I younger, I got bullied and ridiculed due to my communication difficulties, but it wasn’t to the extreme. I got called some terrible names, such as “retard”, “stupid”, etc… It was a terrible time growing up with autism.
If I want to say anything to those bullies who wrote these horrible messages, I would say what in the hell were you kids thinking!? Does this young girl had suffer enough? Not only this suffering, but her mother is suffering from this! Her mother had to go sit with her at lunch so they won’t attack her daughter! I don’t know what it is like to be a parent who has a child with special needs, but it’s a terrible to have your child getting ridicule by his/her peers and you do not know what to do.
To Shea (18 year old): You are beautiful inside and out! Don’t let these brats get to you! The only thing you can do is be your beautiful self! You are worth something in your life. Stay strong, girl! We all have faith in you!
To the parents out there: Please monitor your children cell phone activity so this doesn’t happen like this again!
#ImwithShea Facebook Page
I went up to visit my friend and her family for the weekend after my break up with my boyfriend. I needed some relaxation and serenity with my mind. It’s a long story of why I broke up with him, but hopefully we are staying friends. I love him and I always will, but I need to step back, cope with my broken heart, and move on.
So anyway, one night my friend, Erin, and I had a conversation about what I want to do with my life. I have been out of school for so long that I need to do something with myself by going back and finish where I started, but this time it will be different. Hopefully, I will be living with her and the family until I get a certificate or a degree and then find a well payed job. I’m only 23 years old and I do not want to be living with my parents for the rest of my life and do nothing. I want to do something great with my life.
Remember on my last post that I do want to be a motivational speaker for a living. I want to find a major for it, but i don’t know what. I can either major in social work or women’s studies.
I have a lot thinking to do. It will take time for me to think. I want take advantage of it before I hit 30. I don’t want to be where I’m at in 5 years. I want to have a great future for myself; go back to school, get a well payed job, possibly find someone special who can join my journey.
This is my destiny.
My name is Alex Karsesnick and this is my first blog post!
I have no idea how to start off with my writings on here, but I can start by telling you about myself!
I am a 23-year-old living with Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), a form of autism. I was diagnosed with the disorder when I was 6 years old. My parents had no idea what it was back then (1996, I believe), but they did the best they can to help me.
If you want to know more, click the link below:
My Autism, My Journey
This was back in 2012 when I wrote this on Kerry Magro’s blog. I was in college majoring in Education Paraprofessional (Teacher’s Aide) because I wanted to help someone like me in the classroom and be a good role model, but I decided at the end of the second semester, it really was not for me. The reason why is because once I graduate college with an Associate Degree in Paraprofessional, I have to wait a few years until I get hired at a school district or a private school! I thought about it for a while and I decided that I want to pick something else. I dropped out after 2 semesters due to some circumstances.
What am I doing today? Honestly, I do not know what I want to do with my life at this point. I mean I want to be Motivational Speaker, but it’s hard to do so for so many reasons. One is I don’t have a drivers’ license. Second, I don’t have a degree in anything, which it doesn’t matter if you have it or not, but still. When I thought about it, it will be harder than I thought it will be.
I am not looking for sympathy from any of you. The only reason why I thought that people with autism or any other disability is or was in the same position as I am right now. I am sure I am not alone in this!
Thank you for reading and hopefully I will write some more next time
Have a good night!