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.

DSA Assesment – my second journey

Hi guys, sorry for not posting on Friday and Sunday, I’ve been a little busy. Today’s post is about DSA. DSA is the abbreviation of Disabled Student Allowance. When I first […]

Bearing Disability: Bad Hair Day? Make Life Easier

Happy New Years Eve! I hope you all have had a wonderful year, I know I have. I like New Year because it marks the middle of winter, meaning spring […]

Christmas Wrapping – One-handed

I heard on the radio this morning that some people haven’t put their tree up or wrapped their presents yet. So I’m going to write a post about my technique […]

Disability Education – Cross-Country Trains

Trains. Has there ever been an inch of snow that prevents you from getting wherever you need to go? For some people like Sophie, it seems to snow too often. […]

Disability Education – My Educational Journey

A great post from my friend Sophie on the view of disability and education in schools. Well worth a read and well written. Sometimes the professionals are wrong. In fact… […]

The Arch-Enemy returns.

Yesterday was a busy day for me. I did some coursework, packed my stuff and went to the Christmas Party. My dad and I then travelled to my home in Birmingham. […]

Serving Food

I’m sitting here, deciding what to eat as I write this; probably not the best thing to do when you’re hungry. But it got me thinking about my kitchen stuff […]

Bearing Disability: Finding the Perfect Trusty Ol’ Kettle

Today I want to talk about kettles and finding the perfect kettle for you. With me being British, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I love a good cup of […]

University of Manchester —An Open Day

I am in my final year at the University of Derby and so have been looking at MA’s in Screenwriting. My lecturer recommended University of Manchester, saying that it had […]

Bearing Disability: Me & Cerebral Palsy

I have a congenital disability known as Cerebral Palsy. Congenital means I have had this disability from birth. My branch of Cerebral Palsy is Right-Hemiplegia, which translates to mean: right-side […]

Bearing Disability: Birmingham PHAB Camps

What is Birmingham PHAB Camps? Birmingham PHAB Camps is a charity that means a lot to me and I’ll never forget it. When I was sixteen, I was going through […]

Duvet, Pegs and One Hand

I’ve not hidden that I have cerebral palsy. As you can probably imagine, it does bring challenges to my life. They are usually around tasks that are typically done with […]

Bearing Disability: Roast Dinner One-hand cooking

Originally I was going to make my bed one-handed but the video didn’t go well, it’ll be filmed one day. So I decided to show you how to cook a […]

Bearing Disability: Shifting Weight

Carrying weight has always been a problem for me. I have to consider it all the time when I’m shopping. Even moving a bunch of things to the next room […]

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