Disablility · Reading · Writing

Books with a disability theme/ character

House rules by Jodi Picoult Handle with care by Jodi Picoult Dear John by Nicholas Sparks Amy and Matthew by Cammie McGovern Skallagrigg by William Horwood What the **** is normal? By Francesca Martinez Standing up for James by Jane Raca

Disablility · Writing

My Disability and Me: Catheter Tips

Drink plenty of water and avoid caffeinated drinks and citrus juice. Tight clothes can restrict your flow so I suggest elasticated waistbands. In case of bypassing put absorbent pads under your bedsheets and on top. Try to have regular bowel movements. Change your bag as little as you can, this minimises infection. So that you… Continue reading My Disability and Me: Catheter Tips

Disablility · Looking after you. · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

My Disability and Me: Being bisexual

I've known since I was thirteen that I was bisexual but I wasn't quite ready to embrace it yet and with rumours floating around school it made things harder. I felt a pressure to be over the top about my boy crushes and couldn't really talk about my girl ones because it made some people… Continue reading My Disability and Me: Being bisexual

Disablility · Writing

My Disability and Me: Education – A summary

Hello and welcome! Today I'm going to talk about disability and education which are in effect oil and water. My mum tells me I can do anything I set my mind too and then I have teachers saying 'no you can't because of your disability.' I have encountered this three times in my life, the… Continue reading My Disability and Me: Education – A summary