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Do you have a disability (or disabilities?) 

47%
29 deviants said No
34%
21 deviants said Yes
19%
12 deviants said I think I do, but I'm not sure/never been tested

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candygems Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
I personaly don't have a disability but my Older brother, Younger sister and little brother are diagnosed with autism. Non have never taken any medication, it's mostly mental. I've seen my oldest brother go from the bottem of the most deep and darkest pit(depression/cutting/trying to commit suicide) and come out the other end and I am so proud of him. He seems in alot better place now :]

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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
Wow. o__o I am so sorry about that, but I am so glad to hear that he is improving. Disabilities are very tough to live with.
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Sausabe Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
If we're defining such as "disabilities": ADHD and major depressive disorder. I also have synaesthesia which, in the past, has been referred to as a mental disorder but the neuroscientific world has largely dropped that label.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
Really? And a lot of "disabilities" aren't disabilities at all, I've heard. Like ODD, for example or ADD (which can be caused by environment I've also heard).
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MileniaKitsuvee Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Some people have told me I have Apspergers but I don't believe it. :bucktooth:

I do have ADD though which makes it really hard for me to concentrate in classes. >.> I also can't see without my glasses. D:

But I think my phobia of moths is the worst (dunno if this counts as a disability but it has proven to get in my way of doing some important things in the past). Once there was a huge one in a classroom and when it started flapping around I quickly took my stuff and left and missed the whole class. =___= I even tried getting rid of the phobia on my own but no luck. I swear they are out to get me! Always flying like a drunk blind bastard at 1am and trying to be all "in yo face!" I don't like other bugs that fly all "in yo face" either but moths are specially high on the list if not the first ones.
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
Same here, I need glasses too and I can't concentrate at all. u_u

I'm not sure if phobias are disabilities, but that sounds really scary. D:
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:iconthe-bleached-dalsuta:
my little brother dose
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
Do you know what he has? :c
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:iconthe-bleached-dalsuta:
a mitochondrial disorder, and we're both aspergers
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PsalmSeven Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm social phobic, but I refuse to let it disable me. It sure makes life challenging though!
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
That sucks! One of my friends has that problem too. :(
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PsalmSeven Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw...yeah, it's a pain. But depending on how bad it is and how determined you are, there are ways to cope with it and probably even overcome it. :)
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KatimusPrime Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd been diagnosed with bipolar disorder after I had a huge freakout after a breakup with a long distance girlfriend. However, when I was hospitalized, they couldn't really pin down what was wrong with me. I've always been kind of nervous and emotional, and being overemotional is what caused a lot of setbacks in my life, but I'm not sure if I'd call that a disability.

I'm also afraid of heights, which is bad because I work in the back at Best Buy getting TVs down from time to time. ^^
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Really? I've never noticed that about you even though one of my family members (possibly two) have bipolar disorder.

Oh gosh, do you use a stepladder or an actual ladder? D:
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KatimusPrime Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I've had it under control for a long time. Medication and willpower. If you'd have known me during the summer of 2004, you might have seen much different behavior out of me. ^^

Ladders aren't so bad except for the huge industrial ones that I have to climb in computers. What I'm really scared of is the open TV forklift, which is basically just a mobile elevator with nothing between you and falling except removable chains.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Wow, because I never would have guessed. :eyepopping: Good for you, though. My sister is bipolar and it can be regulated very well if the proper steps are taken. :hug:

I've seen those before! And they're unbelievably tall. Oh and those forklifts too, they look incredibly dangerous. u_u I hope they offer some kind of insurance for you.
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KatimusPrime Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!

Being full time, I do have rather decent insurance, but it still doesn't pay everything. It doesn't help much when you're up high and freaking out. ^^
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drunkdrawings Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wouldn't say yes or no. I don't know what type of disability you're specifically talking about. I would say that the only one I had is my right arm spasms that I take medicine for. Otherwise, I don't take medication for anything else or have a reason to.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
It could be any type; physical, mental.

Was that caused by the accident? :(
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drunkdrawings Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, the accident caused some type of muscle tear that will take a while longer to fully heal. But it's all getting better. =3
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
I'm sorry about that, but I'm very glad to hear that it's improving. :hug:
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JFoxx3000 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I have a rear mental dissabilty does that count?
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
It counts. :)
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JFoxx3000 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
ok .... well then I do
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BlauShepherd Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I was diagnosed with AS and ADHD in middle school
also suffer from depression and social anxiety
and I guess drug addiction is a disease too
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Wow, a lot of people are suffering from anxiety.
.__.'

Yes, I heard addiction of any kind is a disease, but I'm not entirely sure.
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BlauShepherd Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I wonder how many of them have actually been clinically diagnosed lol. I hate self diagnosers.
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I know right.
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Sir-Captain-Joey Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
In high school I was stamped by the state with a Math Disability. Also I have big issues focusing or staying focused on something for to long like a game or a book.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I was classified with the same problem! I think it's more fundamental than that and that the state isn't telling me what I really have.

I have that problem, too.
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SpikedKanine Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have ADHD and from what I've read-- without my glasses Im on the verge of being virtually blind. xD
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I'm the same way, pretty much, except I need glasses to read from far. x)
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SombraTheWolf Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, they tell me I have, um, PDD-NOS, but I dont know what that is. They also said I had something called Schizo-Effective disorder, Bipolar type. Which is complete bullshit.

Now, if you wanna know what a REAL disability of mine is, it's called Hydrophobia. Fear of water. Try telling me thats not a disability when you flip shit everytime you have to something as simple and as necesary as taking a damn shower. Or if its raining outside and you have to go somewhere. Also, I have debilitating co-dependency issues. I cant function without certain people. Like, I have to have a hug from this girl at my house every night before I go to bed, or it will take me abit longer to go to sleep. Well, once, she wasnt there, and I didnt sleep at all. That shits fucked up.

In conclusion, I'm incredibly fucked up on a number of levels, with no viable diagnosis. fml
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I've never heard of that before either. :o

Really? I didn't know that. :( I wish there was a way to get rid of phobias and disabilities.. :/
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Lynx2710 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I have ODD and they thought I had ADD when I was younger.
I probably still do. |D
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Really? There's nothing wrong with opposing authority. It just sounds like a made-up disease to me. :/
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Lynx2710 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Eh, people can be like that at times, but it's totally different when it's frequent and to the extreme.
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:iconlaurart:
laurart Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
No, I don't think so. You never know though.
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
You're lucky, and that's true. x_x
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laurart Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Well I compensate with a lot of shit in other areas so we're all even =P
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CrazyRabidPony Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
ADD, depression and anxiety. ^^
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I think I have ADD too. :hug:
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CrazyRabidPony Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Hehehe! If you have a short attention span and have a hard time focusing, then yes. ^^
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:iconowlity:
owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
That's me all over. xD
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CrazyRabidPony Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Then I bet you have it. It's very common. ^^
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
I was never told exactly what I have, but I think I might have ADD (which there are now claims that it does not exist). And I possibly have autism, though I was never tested for it.
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SilverNight-Wolf Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
ADD and anxiety.
Both clash with each other and make it worse.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Ugh, that sucks. D: Are you on any medications for it?
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SilverNight-Wolf Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Nope, I really don't feel like I need medication for it.
Though there are some days when my ADD can be really bad and I just can't concentrate on anything at all.
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owlity Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
Good for you. I believe that some medications destroy the brain, so in some cases, it's best if you don't take any.

Oh, I get that way too. :(
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