When I began this blog, it started as a hobby. In essence it was merely a place for me to write my thoughts down about life with cerebral palsy. Of course, I hoped others would read it but being that … Continue reading
I have wondered if cerebral palsy and the startle reflex is commonly associated with it, does everyone with cerebral palsy have the startle reflex?
Part 1 part 2 I’ve only done a little bit of traveling but I’ve learned a lot from what I have done. As with anything in a wheelchair, traveling takes extra time and energy but is very possible. Here are … Continue reading
In yesterday’s post I explained how this post came to be. I would like to further elaborate and talk about the pre-planning involved when traveling with a disability. For some, this may be common sense or obvious, but planning in … Continue reading
I am writing this because I had a question on twitter today about tips for traveling in a wheelchair using airlines.
Have you considered, or have you been considering moving out on your own? Are you prepared to make the transition?
I know I am not the only one who had some form of physical therapy as part in school as part of gym class. I didn’t understand why my classmates generally enjoy gym class especially on the days when I … Continue reading
Understanding one’s need for social inclusion is something I am familiar with from my own life. But I feel like there is a added level of complexity when there is a barrier towards communication. I am the type of person … Continue reading
I recently was introduced to the idea of partner assisted scanning. Having gone to easter seals camps as a teenager this is something that almost comes naturally to me. One of my closest friends from camp communicates primarily with a … Continue reading
I grew up during the evolution of personal technology. We had our first family computer when I was a young child. I had access to a computer in the classroom in elementary school and probably before, if I really think … Continue reading