Tag: Disability

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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 […]

Bearing Disability: How to Prepare Food

Do you struggle to prepare food due to a disability? So do I. My Cerebral Palsy makes it hard to complete two-handed tasks, but here are some work arounds. As many of my followers know, I have right hemiplegia—a type of Cerebral Palsy that affects my right limbs. […]

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.

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This Beautiful World | Guest Post

This Guest Post is by my friend and course mate Rebecca, who discusses her experience with mental health and life with a visual impairment.

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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 is on the horizon. Yes! I’ve got to say, winter is my least favourite season because Cerebral Palsy […]

Bearing Disability: Shifting Weight with disability

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 can be an issue. I have to be strategic. Creative. Shopping Most people don’t think about popping to the […]

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