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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

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Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls — My life kerry’s way

*Some of the subject matter in this blog readers may find triggering. This is an article I wrote for Leonard Cheshire. When I started my blog, ‘My Life Kerry’s Way’, it never crossed my mind that I would receive negative or hateful comments just because I’m disabled and sharing my journey. I am all for […]Writing… Continue reading Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls — My life kerry’s way

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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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How Can Writing For Long Periods Of Time Effect Your Health Negatively? — My Rockin Disabled Life

People often think that creators have the best job on the planet because we can be our own boss and post whatever we want while getting paid to do it. I am not going to argue that content creation is a rewarding job because you can educate hundreds of thousands of people from countries you […]How… Continue reading How Can Writing For Long Periods Of Time Effect Your Health Negatively? — My Rockin Disabled Life

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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