Tag: Disability

Car Adaptations for a Disabled Driver

Getting Your Car Adapted Getting the right adaptations for your car can be difficult and time-consuming if you are a disabled driver. Useful Links: Motability Scheme – provides information on over 500 car adaptations and videos showing how some of them work. Also you can get your car […]

Moving home — from one flat to another

I know it has been a long time again, but over the last three weeks, Dad and I have been moving home. We’ve lived in a flat with lots of storage space and now moved to one with less storage space. We disciplined ourselves and kept things that […]

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Bearing up: PIP Tribunal, Preparation and Results

Yesterday morning, I had my Personal Independent Payment or PIP Tribunal. PIP is a UK disability benefit. So today, I “Beared Up” (Phrase stolen from one of my lecturers as they heard about my tribunal). Ready to fight the injustice of PIP. I put on my armour, not […]

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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, I was diagnosed with anxiety. Last month, I got a new diagnosis of Dyslexia. Cerebral Palsy is second […]

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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 something to do with swimming. For ages, I have wanted to learn to swim. Since a kid really, […]

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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 we had a few challenges. Mostly to do with the lift at the cinema. Sometimes known as the […]

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 […]

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