Bearing Disability

Bearing Disability is where you will find blog posts on how my disability affects me personally and some useful tips that will hopefully help you. These include adapted driving, cooking, disability benefits and more.

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 […]

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, […]

Ask Jules – Introduction

A reblog of Sophie’s post, Ask Jules, which discusses an agency who others support to students with a disability. Sophie highlights the process she […]

Disability & Standard Sized Toilets

Join Sophie as she discusses the issues surrounding disabled toilets. This includes those that lack the radar key scheme —a key specifically for disabled people that unlocks disabled toilets —and […]

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 […]

Bearing Disability: Food Preparation

As many of my followers know, I have right hemiplegia—a type of Cerebral Palsy that affects my right limbs. When many tasks in the world are made for the average […]

Bearing Disability: Get a Driving Licence with a Disability

Are you, or someone you know, learning to drive for the first time but have a disability? This post discusses the issues with getting a provisional licence if you are a first-time driver, tells you a way to get out of the loop of “you need a licence to be assessed and you need an assessment for a licence.” It also describes what you can expect at the assessment centre and where to go from there.

Bearing Disability: Cerebral Palsy Changing Seasons

One thing I have noticed over the years is that as someone with Cerebral Palsy, I don’t do well in heat. And I suffer in cold.

My type of Cerebral Palsy is know as Right Hemiplegia. This means that my right side is affected and is prone to ache at random times in my life for unknown periods of time (I’ve had pain for three weeks at the time I am writing this post). However, it differs on the temperature front too.

This post is my experience with the changing temperatures with the seasons. Something I have not really seen talk about much in terms of disability.

Applying for PIP: Our experience – part 1.

Today, I was going to post an update on my Mandatory Reconsideration (MR) and applying to tribunal. It’s all written out explaining that I have been awarded 8 points in Daily Living after the MR appeal(a surprise considering their stats) but that I am still going to the tribunal. Only […]

Bearing Disability: The Blue Badge Scheme

This post will discuss two Blue Badge related topics. The first topic is the changes to the Blue Badge Scheme that are due to take place in 2019—which will include […]

Bearing Disability: 3 frustrations the disabled face

Ok, I’ve been wanting to do this kind of post for a while now but feared I might get the tone wrong. I don’t want to sound angry, though this […]

Disability Bearing Transport

The Problems with Public Transport Personally, I try and avoid public transport if I can help it. You never know what you are going to get from one minute to […]

Bearing Disability: P.I.P: A Step Back and Force of Arms

Previously I wrote about my Personal Independent Payment (P.I.P) Interegation and my own results with the P.I.P process.  I saw a piece of news on my friend’s facebook wall about a […]

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