Growing up it was very much an non-disabled world from a child’s eyes, it wasn’t the topic of conversation over the dinner table and I think that’s how my mum wanted it to be, not for any reason of being ashamed but more to show my brother and myself that even though she had her … Continue reading I fight for disability rights for the future me’s
Right now we are spending more time at home than we've ever done before, but for some disabled people this is something relatively normal to them spending endless hours and days suck at home looking at the same four walls. I've spoken on several occasions about accessibility within the home being a disabled person myself … Continue reading Lockdown, Living in an Accessible home
I maybe one of the rare breeds of girls growing up that wasn't really interested in barbie dolls when I was younger, I was more an outdoorsy girl. I remember my grandparents having my aunties and mums old dolls in a little navy blue case but I never really had much interest they came out … Continue reading I have a wheelchair Barbie
I've written a few times about how not having an accessible home when you have a disability can be just as detrimental to your health as having a disability. Once you have an accessible home that works for you I.e wet room (walk in bathroom) wide doors, accessible kitchen with a rise and drop sides … Continue reading Accessibility within your home.
'Building Better, Building Beautiful' These are the words the Government have used in a new report announced this week, MP Robert Jenrick even used the words 'building beautiful must become the norm'. When I read the full report hoping that finally we were going to see the government stepping up, by seeing that accessible homes … Continue reading A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home
Say the word Included out loud ~ Now how easy was that to say!? but do you really feel it?? I'll totally hold my hand up (if I could!) and say; HELL NO! Why. Lots of reason by here just a few. Lets start with my favourite subject toilets ~ And the lack of facilities … Continue reading A world where I feel Included.
Your identity is everything it's the person you are, the person you identify with and when you lose your identity who are!? As humans in a complex world of boundaries and decisions, it's really not all that surprising that by trying to make sense of it all we put everyone and everything into groups, categories … Continue reading My Disability, My Identity
The tree is up, I'm mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! Shopping; it's something of a must at Christmas unless you're Scrooge, picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the cheesiest present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times of … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas