disability and assistive technology what does this mean in my life

my first experience with assistance technology was some form of archaic communication box whose name I am not even sure of. this communication box was a form of communication that a non verbal classmate used when i was in kindergarten … Continue reading

have the courage to be different

The reality is that living with a visible physical disability can be hard, and humans are curious. Well-meaning people stare and have been known to gawk and give looks of pity. I know this can be frustrating but when you … Continue reading

Understanding Cerebral Palsy: What Startle Reflex Really Means

.You know when a sudden noise causes an infant to jump out of their skin? That is moro reflex. This, as I understand it is a reflex that is normally lost as children grow, but this is a reflex that … Continue reading

dating with cerebral palsy a reflection

Note from Laura: This is a guest post from a friend I have known offline for years he asked if he could write this post after reading the post on online dating and cerebral palsy Get hold of a Free … Continue reading

adults means a better sense of relating to my world

I have written a lot about my childhood and self-acceptance but I have also noted that the experiences of my life are shaped by how I have grown up relating differently to the world around me or at least this … Continue reading

the cloak of invisibility that comes with disability

When I look at myself I don’t see my disability, in fact its vastly the opposite I see my abilities first. Sure, there is no ignoring the fact that I have one being that a lot of the things I … Continue reading

freedex trikes: a bike built for me

Do you remember your first bike? When I was a kid,like most children I wanted to learn to ride a bike. This led me to try riding my sisters hand-me-down bike without much success. This is because as for anyone … Continue reading

the climate impact on life with a disability

I have written on the subject of disability and climate and how it impacts my life, a few times before but when we go from the warm summer weather to the chill of autumn temperatures by body takes a toll. … Continue reading