Monthly Archives: February 2013

driving with cerebral palsy startle reflex

I don’t drive. The reason for this is that cerebral palsy and startle reflex don’t mix with the thought of getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my … Continue reading

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what would be helpful to see on this blog

When I began blogging I had no idea the joy that it would bring me personally, I started it in 2009 and I have since seen a success I could have once only dreamed of. Although I have found myself … Continue reading

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Moving throughout Accessible Activities of Daily Life

Moving throughout my day has been made easier by an accessible transit system. To borrow a line from Joni Mitchell’s song Big Yellow Taxi “We paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” if you like my content why not … Continue reading

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startle reflex Cold Winter Days, Cerebral Palsy and Tight Muscles

I’ve written a lot on the topic of tight muscles, startle reflex, and cerebral palsy. But being that it is winter I thought it was worth revisiting. This winter, I noticed an improvement in these areas for me, and I … Continue reading

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Has anyone tried the nuwave cooktop?

You will remember the video that my roommate and I did about the nuwave oven we are now considering purchasing the nuwave cooktop. It looks like it could be useful to wheelchair users. if you like my content why not … Continue reading

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independence: creating a sense of it while having help

I am a self proclaimed princess, which meant that for years I lacked an attitude of independence. Disability can change one’s sense of independence. Having a disability and living on my own has taught me to develop a sense of … Continue reading

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disability: how I suggest approaching talking about it with people

Talking about your disability can be a challenge at times. I was talking to a friend the other day and she was asked about how to handle it when people ask those awkward invasive questions. You know the ones about … Continue reading

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dragon 12 and windows 8 play nicely together

I finally got a new computer; I bought an ultrabook machine with dragon 12 (amazon affiliate) and windows 8 to be exact! I bought office home and student which has word, excel, powerpoint and onenote 2010. I won’t go into … Continue reading

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social isolation and cerebral palsy can be helped by social media

All my life I have struggled with talking to my friends. I know I am not alone with the social isolation that cerebral palsy can create, but have you ever stopped to think how social media can help? It is … Continue reading

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Startle reflex the question that I was asked

As a kid I was once asked if my startle reflex (also known as moro reflex) was some kind of seizure. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing list its free

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