I think it is interesting to see how people relate and make sense of things they don’t understand. I grew up with the knowledge of my cerebral palsy. Continue reading
I don’t know if I am weird, but I truly hate clothes shopping things I like don’t always work because my range of motion makes putting on clothes a challenge. The same is true with me and shoes because thanks to cerebral palsy I cannot point my toe if my life depended on it. This makes shopping for clothing more of a chore than it is enjoyable. Continue readingSince installing a membership wordpress plugin my blog's traffic has trebled.
How do you spend the last days of summer? For some it may be long nights at the side of a campfire for others it may be spending time at the at the beach or with family. No matter the way you choose to spend your time I think it is true that for a lot of folks’ summer is their favorite time of year. Continue reading
When I think of myself, I don’t think of my disability first and foremost. Sure, I’ve used an array of mobility equipment over the years, but I only see the mobility devices as a means of transportation. However, there seems to be much social stigma about disability in young people. I wish that people would see my wheelchair much like I do, simply as my way to get around. But, there seems to be this notion that I have a cognitive impairment to go along with my physical limitations. As much is in some cases this could be true, in many it is not, and I feel that this is a barrier to meaningful social interactions for people with disabilities. Continue reading
While looking for something to blog about today I found a question that I had neglected the answer from a while ago. The question was simply how do I become a personal support worker. This role is known by a few different terms, depending on where you live. I have seen: personal support worker, personal care attendant, or carer. I will refer to it as personal care attendant or attendant simply because that is what I use in everyday language so I will use that through out this blog post. Continue reading
this is my cerebral palsy daily playlist with the ice bucket challenge video included watch and enjoy be sure to subscribe on youtube so you dont miss any of my videos as they aren’t always posted on this site
I am in process of planning upcoming content and would like to know what would be helpful
Last week I was approached by a start up company that truly caught my attention. They are developing a product that in my opinion could change communication for people with speech difficulties.
The co-founders realized a need of making communication easier and the concept was born. I think its best if I show you a demonstration
The most asked question I get from my readers is: how to help a child with cerebral palsy? This question is admittedly frustrating to me because I want to respond with something like help with them with what? So my answer to this question is this: Continue reading