well here we are again. December has definitely taken me by surprise this year I feel very unorganised and behind, I normally go into December with very little to do when it comes to gift and food shopping. So I’m able to start winding down on writing and any other work commitments I have leftContinue reading “Thank you to my readers.”
Category Archives: disability
How do we view our identity?
We form our identity from the world around us. That includes factors like our relationships with parents, siblings, and friends, even the choices we make like what we wear and the food we eat, among other factors. What does that mean if you class yourself as having a disability or a disabled person does thatContinue reading “How do we view our identity?”
13 years to long!
Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. 60.9 miles (1 hour 12 minutes) that’s the distance between mother and daughter. It’s not oceans away or flights apart. But it is far enough away that my little go-kart (powered wheelchair) wouldn’t make it on it’s own.Continue reading “13 years to long!”
UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!
UK Disability History Month is upon us and never has disability inclusion been more important – in it’s 12th Year, 2021 is from 18th November till 18th December. It’s an annual event, which provides a platform to focus on the past and present history of disabled people’s fight for equality and human rights. Most ofContinue reading “UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!”
Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s
This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or PA’s to help with vital daily tasks. According to a report published in October, an estimated 70,000 care users employ around 100,000 live-in carers and personal assistants (PAs) through public funds, via aContinue reading “Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s”
AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide
AccessAble App/Website – an accessibility guide that could change your life! Going out is as simple as picking a place, grabbing your keys, purse/Wallet maybe a jacketed if it’s chilly. Oh how I/many would love to say yes this is totally what happens. Being disabled you become a master planner. Research can be key toContinue reading “AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide”
Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls
*Some of the subject matter in this blog readers may find triggering. This is an article I wrote for Leonard Cheshire. When I started my blog, ‘My Life Kerry’s Way’, it never crossed my mind that I would receive negative or hateful comments just because I’m disabled and sharing my journey. I am all forContinue reading “Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls”
Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!
Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”