Disability, My Life

Hiring Carers – Round 6: The One with the Butter Cream Cake

Hello! Here we are again. I am in need of two brand new PAs/carers to assist me at home and at University. Back In July, after a year of being my PA, both Arianna and Penelope both handed in their resignations. I was sad about this as we all worked as a good team, but… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Round 6: The One with the Butter Cream Cake

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My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 2

First year at DMU Hiring a Morning Carer For my first year at De Montfort University (DMU), a family friend took the PA role so we just had to look to see if we could find a morning carer who would assist me every morning, getting up, washed and dressed before going to University. Constructing… Continue reading My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 2

Disability, My Life, Student Life

My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 1

Coming to the end of my undergraduate experience, I thought I would share my overall experience with Ask  Jules while studying at undergraduate level. My knowledge of them began when I went to an open day at Southampton Solent University and another disabled student made me aware of the organisation, Ask Jules. The organisation assists… Continue reading My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 1

Disability, My Life, Student Life

The Search For The New Team

Once again, I started searching for two new PAs to help me in my second year at university.   The beginning of 2018 started out with a great deal of stress due to both my PAs’ handing in their notices. The little notice received meant that my family and I barely had time to find… Continue reading The Search For The New Team

Disability, My Life, Student Life

The First Change of The Year

This year consists of many new starts now and which are to come. One of which is the different PA’s and carers, who will support me through my second year at De Montfort University. First, we established who we were looking for and for which roles. My previous PA decided not to return to assist… Continue reading The First Change of The Year

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Preparation For University 2014

With September approaching ever nearer, we travelled to Southampton many times to make sure everything was in place. This was a very important time and a lot of preparation was required to put everything into place. We needed to give ourselves plenty of time and opportunity to make sure everything was arranged. As I required… Continue reading Preparation For University 2014

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Ask Jules – Introduction

Ask Jules' - agency enabling students with disabilities to go to university, giving them the crucial level of support before and during university. As part of my open day at Southampton Solent University, I viewed an adapted room, similar to one, which I would be living in. The girl whose room we saw had a… Continue reading Ask Jules – Introduction