Disablility · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

Chronic pain flare up

Dear blog, I'm so sick and tired of being sick and tired. I'm on day three of a chronic pain flare and what's pissing me off is that I've been putting up with this for SEVEN YEARS and nobody wants or knows how to fix it. I have five hours today with my best friend… Continue reading Chronic pain flare up

Disablility · Writing

Health and safety gone mad? or, a case of discrimination at Trampoline Center?

From Disability Wales A girl with Down's Syndrome was refused entry to a trampoline park in Birmingham due to a health & safety policy that wasn't promoted anywhere on the website. Have you ever turned up for activities or trips with a disabled child to then be denied access? https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/black-country/visit-flip-out-sandwell-trampoline-16186022 Why isn't their policy online… Continue reading Health and safety gone mad? or, a case of discrimination at Trampoline Center?

Disablility · Writing

The Forgotten Children of Romania

Watching this documentary on Channel 5 about finding a home for Romanian disabled children and I'm not ashamed to say I'm crying! So grateful I live in the UK and have fantastic care and facilities, unlike these children through no fault of their own. END INSTITUTIONALISATION! Everybody has a right to a good quality of… Continue reading The Forgotten Children of Romania

Disablility · Writing

The Forgotten Children of Romania

Watching this documentary on Channel 5 about finding a home for Romanian disabled children and I'm not ashamed to say I'm crying! So grateful I live in the UK and have fantastic care and facilities unlike these children through no fault of their own. END INSTITUTIONALISATION! Everybody has a right to a good quality of… Continue reading The Forgotten Children of Romania

Disablility · Writing

Health and safety gone mad? or, a case of discrimination at Trampoline Center?

From Disability Wales A girl with Down's Syndrome was refused entry to a trampoline park in Birmingham due to a health & safety policy that wasn't promoted anywhere on the website. Have you ever turned up for activities or trips with a disabled child to then be denied access? https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/black-country/visit-flip-out-sandwell-trampoline-16186022 Why isn't their policy online… Continue reading Health and safety gone mad? or, a case of discrimination at Trampoline Center?

Disablility · Writing

My Disability and Me: The Head Teachers Award (Written In 2012)

Remember in one of my early posts when my ickle blog just had 12 readers? I did a post about an award I had received at school. ‘The headteacher's award’ for sticking up for my rights as a disabled student in 2012? Well, he’s had to write a letter for my Record of achievement (what… Continue reading My Disability and Me: The Head Teachers Award (Written In 2012)