I hope that you my readers have a relaxing and enjoyable holiday season my blog will continue as normal on Jan 1 2014
sorry for the lack of posts but thats for another post today I want to talk about the upcoming holiday season the lack of accessibility in private homes is a problem for many of us with physical disabilities. I know of many people who host events rather then try and deal with the physical barriers of going to someone else s home.
with the holidays coming how do you handle attending events on terms of accessibility do you prefer to attend or host if you attend, how do you handle getting into peoples homes?
I’ve only really ever had two major surgeries in my life. The first, when I was about four was a fairly common surgery to cerebral palsy. The surgery was a tendon lengthening. Continue reading
I have had a lot of interest about the digital art I have posted lately. Visual art was something I absolutely hated in school because of the fine motor skills required
If you are as lucky as I am to live in a place with snow and have cerebral palsy you probably can relate to this post. I am not alone when I say: I love winter and snow, but my muscles don’t. I actually sometimes struggle just going from the doors of a mall to the waiting car because by the time I am ready to transfer I am stiff as a board. Frankly tight muscles is in my opinion the most miserable part of life with cerebral palsy.
Over the years, I have come up with simple things that may be helpful to others. I thought it was worth sharing: Continue reading
Chances are if you have landed on this blog you either have a disability yourself, or know someone with one. While looking for a topic to write about, this one came to me. Disability aside, the only limiting factor in my life: is me. Yes you read that right: the only limiting factor in my life is me. I ask you this:If you stop looking at yourself as differently-abled for a second, and see yourself as a member of society who has something to offer. Now, like you this was once hard for me also. That is, until I realized that in my case my disability is strictly physical. Once I realized that if I could find something that I could contribute without needing to rely on my physical abilities, my world changed. Continue reading
If you read Jon Morrow;s interview he makes a point that your disability shouldn’t stop you from both being successful and finding something that you have to contribute and offer to the world because fact is we all have something we can give back in my case I give back via here on my blog and via youtube. Continue reading
How do you feel blogging enables individuals with disabilities?
What is one piece of advice you would give to others with disabilities when confronting new challenges?
Can you share three things you want parents of children with disabilities to understand in order to support their children attempting unconventional career paths like blogging?
1. Your child is no different from any other child. They have strengths and weaknesses, good days and bad days, and other ups and downs. Treat them as such.
The idea for this post, has been waiting to be written for sometime now. I couldn’t find an angle to write, that sat well with me and then a few days ago: I came across something and this post just seemed to click.
My story is something that many find inspirational and miraculous. But, I struggle to feel that way, being that it is just my life. The only thing truly different: about me and you is that I use a wheelchair to get around and was born super small. Continue reading