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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Disability, My Life

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

My Life, Student Life

Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

I can’t believe it has been 8 years since I received my GCSE results, 5 years since I received my A-Level results and 2 years since I graduated from university with a BA in Journalism. But after all that hard work of revision, coursework deadlines and research assignments, I’m still unemployed. Why? I don’t know! […]… Continue reading Is a masters degree worth pursuing? — Rock For Disability

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

10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

“It’s the most scariest time of the year, with the kids trick or treating and monsters appearing that will bring us to fear, it’s the most scariest time of the year! 👻💀☠️🤡👽👾🧟‍♂️🧛‍♂️👿🧙‍♂️🎃” Yes Halloween is here again but it isn’t all about ghosts, vampires, zombies and monsters. Just trying to live a daily life as […]… Continue reading 10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life

Schools out forever… but never forgotten — Rock For Disability

I thought it was just me... The summer holidays are coming to a close for children and it is time to go back to school. It still feels like yesterday I was one of those children. I finished school in June 2010, leaving with 6 GCSE’s (yes I only studied 6 subjects). Although I don’t… Continue reading Schools out forever… but never forgotten — Rock For Disability