Disability, My Life

Bearing Disability: The issues with Accessible Toilets — Little Sea Bear

Some Accessible Toilets have gone through welcome changes over the years. There is the introduction of the Radar Key which prevent those without the radar key from using accessible toilets. And there has been an increasing number of Changing Places popping up in some venues too. These are positive and welcomed changes. But—yes, there’s a […]Bearing… Continue reading Bearing Disability: The issues with Accessible Toilets — Little Sea Bear

Changing Places Reviews

‘Changing Places’ – University of Birmingham Library

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

Disability, My Life

D.I.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y.

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.

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Birmingham International Airport

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

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

My Life

Why you should read, follow and share The Life of Sophie Abel

Hi, and this is a blog about me, Sophie Abel, and my life. The good, the bad and the challenging. From this post onwards, my blog posts are officially current. As my blog hits the new year, I decided to look back on why I started this blog to begin with. So who am I… Continue reading Why you should read, follow and share The Life of Sophie Abel