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, there is something else that I need to think about. Employment After my Masters, I need to get […]

Book cover for the book Secrets by Jacqueline Wilson. Two girls reading a book and hold a set of keys each.

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, I have decided to use some of my time by reading. Oh, how I have missed being able […]

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 able-bodied children stated that their child was having nightmares and asking difficult questions but parents with disabled children […]

2019 Berg’s Book Club Reading Prompts

This post is written by LilyMay and Shannon. We have been inspired by the pop-sugar reading challenge. The challenge is where you read a book that fits into one of the prompts on the list for each week of the year. LilyMay and I really enjoy participating. Although we […]

Anxiety is Not

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

Silhouette graduate in a wheelchair. Text reads: Ask Jules, Going to University—Introduction to Ask Jules

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 […]

Wheelchair sign pinned to the door with WC above it.

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 the size of the toilets for people who are in wheelchairs or need a relative amount of space. […]

A student surrounded by gadgets: Mobile phone (cell phone), tablet, certificate and books

Third Year University Promise—Reblog

Join Sophie from thelifeofsophieable.com through the struggles of third year and what she promises to do to prevent those struggles from becoming overwhelming.

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 assessor is looking for. So if you have recently got a letter asking you to attend a PIP […]

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