blogging rut and some things to take note of

hi all i guess because its summer I am in a bit of a blogging rut so if there is any topics you would like me to cover please comment

also please note my youtube channel is now updated every friday this is a stride that is more managable

one final note if you want to start a blog of your own i can help i have started http://wanttobuildawebsite.ca

the seasons of cerebral palsy

I know that cerebral palsy effects everyone differently. But even for myself there are different effects of cerebral palsy. Allow me to explain, every day is a new one and thus the impact of cerebral palsy changes from day to day also, at least for me.
Every day is different for me in terms of cerebral palsy. My muscles react differently to the changes in climates.

The three things of today that have created change in my world

When writing this post the song lyrics for Today I’m Gonna Try and change The World’ by Johnny Reid is playing through my head. Why? Well, because honestly, I have seen a lot of change in the almost 30 years of my life changes that have changed my outlook on my disability and society’s ideas. Continue reading

The role of an attendant for teenagers with disabilities

2508135870 e899273e53 The role of an attendant for teenagers with disabilities

My friend (Photo credit: Scarleth Marie creative commons)

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of attendants in my life. Over the years the role of the attendant in my life has changed and honestly, I have grown right along with it. This is the first post in a two part series. This post will look at the teen years and the role the attendant played in my life.

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To understand a child’s special needs is to truly understand that every child is unique

To understand a child’s special needs is to truly understand that every child is unique. I struggle with the term “special needs” within my own life. I think because you have to remember this is all I have ever known. So therefore, I struggle to wrap the term special needs into my personal vocabulary, because well they are simply MY NEEDS.

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cerebral palsy teenage years

It’s pretty safe to say we all have fond memories of our teen years, or okay in some cases not so fond memories.  Having a disability like cerebral palsy offers its own unique challenges I think, I say I think because having cerebral palsy is all I have known and will ever know. Continue reading