Disability, My Life

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

I can relate to this post on my life, Kerry's way in many ways, especially during Covid, I have struggled to find PAs to hire. I really hope things improve soon for everyone. This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or… Continue reading Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

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Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

I have written about the importance of Independence in the past and you will hear me in almost all of my interviews talking about it as well. But I read something the other day that made me think, so let me talk about independence in a different way! As children we all strived to become […]Redefining… Continue reading Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

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Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on both […]Talking… Continue reading Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

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Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

Lately, I have felt the majority of my conversations with people have been around the word independence – why I fight so hard and why we deserve to have our Independence. Surely it can’t be that difficult to understand why? Maybe it’s just me and my stubbornness to make the world a more inclusive place […]Is… Continue reading Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

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 has 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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National Disability Strategy: Will It Actually Do Anything? — Diary of a Disabled Person.

On 28th July 2021 the UK government published their National Disability Strategy, and were then promptly ruled to have breached the Equality Act by failing to provide British Sign Language interpretation for the coronavirus briefings. The irony is almost as staggering as the fact that someone has managed to fill 121 pages with absolutely nothing, […]National… Continue reading National Disability Strategy: Will It Actually Do Anything? — Diary of a Disabled Person.

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‘Changing Places’ – Birmingham Bullring

The Changing Places facility in the Bullring was the first one that I discovered and I think that it is great to have one in the shopping centre as it is such a popular location and this way disabled visitors can use this facility and stay longer to make the most of their day with… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ – Birmingham Bullring

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What Can You Do On Valentine’s Day If Your Disabled And Single? — My Rockin Disabled Life

Happy Valentine Day! For many people, this is a day to celebrate your love with your spouse but for a lot of disabled people who don’t have that and never will, it can be a very sad day. 1,294 more wordsWhat Can You Do On Valentine’s Day If Your Disabled And Single? — My Rockin Disabled… Continue reading What Can You Do On Valentine’s Day If Your Disabled And Single? — My Rockin Disabled Life

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Bearing Disability: ClaroRead Software for Dyslexia — Little Sea Bear

Recently, I have been discussing dyslexia in terms of reading challenges but the challenges do not stop there. A lot of dyslexics struggle with writing, spelling and working memory; ClaroRead is an app that is specially built with dyslexia in mind. 29 more wordsBearing Disability: ClaroRead Software for Dyslexia — Little Sea Bear