When on the Masters open day at the University of Birmingham myself and my dad were lucky to find a ‘Changing Places’ facility located in the library. I was reassured by this as if I decide to apply for the University of Birmingham to study at postgraduate level, I would need the use of this… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ – University of Birmingham Library
What D.I.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y means to me... Determination Intelligence Sociable Abilities Believe Independence Liberal Initiative Time You Determination - Every single person with a disability encounters challenges and barriers that take their toll on their lives. But those with disabilities have the determination to live life to the fullest. Part of being disabled is having to face challenges… Continue reading D.I.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y.
Birmingham International Airport offers a changing place facility which is located in the Departures section after you have passed through security. Although it is located by other toilets it is not obvious it is there, but it does have a sign with the correct symbol for this facility directing you to the facility. The door… Continue reading Changing Places – Birmingham International Airport
I don't travel abroad very often but when I do every trip is unique. There is always something that causes our tempers or emotions rise. Though our previous trips always encourage us to preplan to avoid any difficulties, we never get it totally right. Travelling to Spain in 2018 Before our holiday to Spain this… Continue reading Assisted Travel at Airports When Travelling with a Disability in 2018/2019
There are only a few cinemas I have easy access to due to the facilities within the location, including Odeon Cinema de Lux as part of Broadway Plaza in Birmingham, Cineworld Broad Street in Birmingham and showcase Cinema Deluxe Leicester. I don't often go to the cinema with my family rather I go with my… Continue reading The Cinematic Experience
Hi everyone, here's a new update on my carers. Returning home from University, I began the hunt for new PAs to assist me in my life post-University. Sabrina had handed in her notice on my last day at University due to commuting issues. Then there was Hermione, who stayed a few weeks into the summer,… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Round 4: Is there a golden eagle?
There's a number of restrictions that face not only wheelchair users but the disabled community as a whole and some we can overcome but others, unfortunately, we can't and we have to adjust and make the most of what opportunities we are given. I don't know if I'm the only one but due to my… Continue reading Disabled Travel and Adventures in Torrox Costa
The location of the 'Changing Places' facility within Highcross Shopping Centre is on the ground floor of the main shopping centre, near the other toilets on that floor. There is also the correct symbol and sign within the other toilet signs on this floor which makes it easier for customers with disabilities to locate the… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ Highcross Shopping Centre
Standing up for what’s right and for what I believe in has always been the top of my priorities as I have grown up, I believe in equal chances and equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of ability. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth, affecting all four of my limbs and causes me to use… Continue reading Student Elections At University