Leaving a legacy’ is this something you have thought about? Because for me It’s not something I can say has ever crossed my mind. Until now! I would even go a far as to say. I probably would’ve told you I don’t have any children and don’t choose to have any children, so I wouldn’tContinue reading “Leaving a legacy”
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National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?
It’s been nearly two weeks since the launch of the National Disability Strategy – this long-awaited strategy, named by the Prime Minister ‘most ambitious endeavor on disability in a generation’. How has this long-awaited supposed “game changer” been received with a muted response from charities and other organisations that represent the interests of 14.1 millionContinue reading “National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?”
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. There are over 14 million disabled people living in the UK, it’s safe to say have been adapting their lives for many years, already faced with restrictions, health anxieties and challenges. It’s just a part ofContinue reading “Access means??”
Removing barriers of employment for disabled people
If the future me had wheeled into my pub at 24, sat me down and said your life is going to change in more ways than one. It might take you a few years to find your place within society and where you truly belong in this crazy world but you will. When i wasContinue reading “Removing barriers of employment for disabled people”
Part 2 – Struggling to access a smear test? What you can do.
Last week I spoke openly about the barriers to cervical screening for all genders with a disability/impairment – for something that is classed as a routine procedure and offered to all genders with a cervix from the age of 25 there is still huge barriers to over come before we get it right for everyoneContinue reading “Part 2 – Struggling to access a smear test? What you can do.”
Part 1 – Why can’t we access a smear test?
Let’s talk…. This is a subject we need to talk more openly about, and that does mean ALL genders. it’s not a subject we should or can shy away from – yes it’s one of those taboo subjects that people in all walks of life struggle to talk about. The lack of access to smearContinue reading “Part 1 – Why can’t we access a smear test?”
Why are people afraid?
Disability/impairment – what is it that scares people? It is a question I would love to get my wheels stuck into with a room full of people and ask why? Who, just because we are disabled are being seen as different – less than, less able. If anything that’s being proven more though our voicesContinue reading “Why are people afraid?”
Forgotten Minority – Accessible Advent
Those two words ‘forgotten minority’ you would think if you shouted these two words from the roof tops people would hear, listen and ask why do you feel this way, but over the years it’s been proven not to be the case. It’s a cycle that seems to repeat itself over and over that makesContinue reading “Forgotten Minority – Accessible Advent”