Disability, My Life, Travel

Assisted Travel at Airports When Travelling with a Disability in 2018/2019

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

Disability, Entertainment, My Life

The Cinematic Experience​

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​

Disability, My Life

Hiring Carers – Round 4: Is there a golden eagle?

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?

Disability, My Life, Travel

Disabled Travel and Adventures in Torrox Costa

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

Changing Places Reviews

‘Changing Places’ Highcross Shopping Centre

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

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Student Elections At University

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

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Cadbury World

The location of the 'Changing Places' facility within the Cadbury world tour is in a corridor off to the entrance and the main check-in desk. I think the location of the facility is very good as means that people can use the facility before and after the tour, visitors with disabilities are also told that they… Continue reading Changing Places – Cadbury World

Disability, My Life

The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating — Rock For Disability

A year ago I was assessed for a new wheelchair. The assessment was done by Milbrook wheelchair services who are based in Chandlers Ford and cover Hampshire and surrounding areas . It was concluded that my base, motor and electrics were fine to be used but I would need new seating. So the ocupational therapist…… via… Continue reading The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating — Rock For Disability

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

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