Disability, My Life, Student Life

Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

Hi guys, It's Shannon from Little Sea Bear.  My friend, Sophie, asked me to write this awhile ago and I nearly forgot but thankfully, as I sat here, trying to think what to write, spoke to dad about it and asked online, Sophie's request shot back to mind. Sophie and I decided it should be… Continue reading Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

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Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Warner Brothers Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter already has great disability awareness and access around the entire tour and it is made further steps including securing a 'Changing Places' facility to ensure that anyone with any type of disability can use the toilet when they are in need of it. The… Continue reading Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Disability, My Life

How my disability created friendships — Rock For Disability

A few weeks ago I shared a post with the pros and cons of living with my disability. The first and most important positive thing I mentioned was the friendships I’ve made over the years: “Getting to make lifelong friends through school, theatre groups and (The occasional brilliant) carers.“ There are in fact five particular…… via… Continue reading How my disability created friendships — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life

A life without disability — Rock For Disability

A few weeks ago I was watching a debate programme on television where they were discussing whether they would take the option to cure/prevent people having a disability or long term condition. This made me think whether myself and other disabled people would take the option of a cure if it was offered to them. […]… Continue reading A life without disability — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life

Bearing Disability: The Blue Badge Scheme — Little Sea Bear

This post will discuss two Blue Badge related topics. The first topic is the changes to the Blue Badge Scheme that are due to take place in 2019—which will include the current eligibility, the proposed eligibility and what the changes mean. The second topic is about how the system works in terms of car parks… Continue reading Bearing Disability: The Blue Badge Scheme — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Ignorance About Disability

I have had Cerebral Palsy since I was born and have faced many difficulties and challenges in my life, but the biggest difficulty of them all is to overcome the ignorance of people surrounding everything disabled. Here are five points that I think ignorance about disability circulates. There are many more points which I could… Continue reading Ignorance About Disability

Disability, My Life, Travel

Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear

The Problems with Public Transport. Personally, I try and avoid public transport if I can help it. You never know what you are going to get from one minute to the next. At least—you don’t if you live in the United Kingdom. So far, I have travelled to Amsterdam and New York. I used their […]… Continue reading Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear