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

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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

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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

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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, Student Life

Disability at University — Little Sea Bear

I think I’m lucky. The University of Derby takes disability into an enormous amount of consideration, that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; they still have to stop their delivery vans from blocking disabled bays, but they’re very supportive. 481 more words via Disability at University — Little Sea Bear

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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

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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