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Shannon

Hi.

Now you might be thinking why bother read my blog? But my blog covers a range of topics. I have Cerebral Palsy, am a book nerd, a writer and a student and so this is what my blog covers. Not only that, the disability side of my blog highlights that my disability doesn't mke me who I am, it is just a part of me.

Bearing Disability—A New Diagnosis: Dyslexia

If you follow my blog, you may be aware that I have Spastic Right-Hemiplegia (A type of Cerebral Palsy) which I was diagnosed with from birth. A few years ago, […]

Paws and Prose: Cast – A Screenplay

Some of you may know that I am doing an MA in Writing for Performance. So at the end of the academic year, I have to produce a full screenplay […]

Bearing Disability — Swimming Class

I’ve wanted to post about this for a while now, but time has gotten the better of me. You might be able to guess from the title that it has […]

Marketing and a 360 soundscape Radio Drama at Uni

Hi everyone, sorry about disappearing for awhile. University has been keeping me on my toes. The start of the spring semester was chaotic. Without prior warning, we were told to […]

Bearing Disability: Lift (elevator) Dependency

Hi guys. So recently, Sophie and I went to the cinema. We watched How to Train Your Dragon 3; good film. More on the disability side of that soon. But […]

Little Sea Bear Needs Your Help

So, I’d like your help with something. That help is how to make Little Sea Bear: fun, engaging and informative I also want to know about improvements. Is the content […]

Paws and Prose: Honey, Chocolate & Nerkles Screenplay

Some of you may know that I am an aspiring screenwriter. The other day, I showed my lecturer my blog. He highly recommended that I put my screenplay from last […]

Bearing Disability: Employment Fears

I’m 22 now and I am half-way through my masters. This is great and I am really looking forward to this but with my Masters being a one year course, […]

Secrets by Jacqueline Wilson: Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: SecretsBook Author: Jacqueline WilsonDate Published: May 2003Publisher: Corgi Genre: Children’s Fiction, RealismStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Hello, and welcome to Berg’s Book Club—the only book club that has a polar bear assistant! With university on Christmas Break, […]

Bearing Disability: Educating Children

Many people worry about a child’s reaction to disability. A few years ago, parents wrote to the BBC about Children’s Presenter, Cerrie Burnell because of her missing limb. Parents with […]

Anxiety is Not

A poem from Spitfire Words that describes what it is like to have anxiety, worth a read!

Bearing Disability: PIP Preparation

So, lately I have spoken a lot about the disability benefit, Personal Independence Plan (PIP) and it was suggested by my dad that I write a post on what the […]

Masters Degree: My weeks so far

New Campus…es I went to the University of Derby for my undergraduate and have returned for my Masters year. For my undergrad, I was at the main campus, a building […]

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