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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Disability, My Life

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

Disability, My Life

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

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Ignorance About Disability

I have had Cerebral Palsy since I was born and have faced many difficulties and challenges in my life, but the biggest difficulty of them all is to overcome the ignorance of people surrounding everything disabled. Here are five points that I think ignorance about disability circulates. There are many more points which I could… Continue reading Ignorance About Disability

Disability, My Life, Travel

Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear

The Problems with Public Transport. Personally, I try and avoid public transport if I can help it. You never know what you are going to get from one minute to the next. At least—you don’t if you live in the United Kingdom. So far, I have travelled to Amsterdam and New York. I used their […]… Continue reading Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear

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A Recently Distant Cinema Visit — Little Sea Bear

Recently, a friend of mine posted a link to this article on her facebook page. It discusses the discrimination disabled people face when getting to venues for concerts, live performances, etc. And it seems the same thing kind of happens in cinemas – just not as bad. I mean, unlike these venues, we do have […]… Continue reading A Recently Distant Cinema Visit — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou? — Little Sea Bear

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RLhYFEwqNM4?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to Mars or another galaxy far far… Continue reading Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou? — Little Sea Bear

Activities, Disability, My Life, Student Life

Going That Extra Mile For A Disabled Person

In October last year, my parents decided to renew their wedding vows and have a ceremony, inviting all of our friends and family to celebrate. I loved this idea as I loved any excuse to dress up and party and spend precious time with those who I am close with. After a lot of consideration,… Continue reading Going That Extra Mile For A Disabled Person

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What Annoys Me As A Wheelchair User!

Being in an electric wheelchair all of my life I’ve had various challenges and obstacles in my way. I suffer from Cerebral Palsy which affects all four of my limbs, predominantly on my left side and my right leg, I have been very fortunate in the way that it has not affected me mentally. I… Continue reading What Annoys Me As A Wheelchair User!