Not So Terrible Palsy

Georgia a white female with glasses on and brunette shoulder length hair wearing a yellow cardigan. She is holding a blue let board that says "Finally Becoming A Registered OT".

Finally! Becoming a Registered Occupational Therapist

At last, I can finally call myself a Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist!! I know what some of you are thinking, but couldn’t you say that back in June? No, I couldn’t. In the UK you cannot call yourself an Occupational Therapist or practice as an Occupational Therapist until you’re registered. Now, the scene is set… Continue reading Finally! Becoming a Registered Occupational Therapist

Myself an Matilda aged 10 and 11 I am in a white dress with brown hair in my wheelchair to the left and Matilda in bending down to my height on the right with blonder hair a grey bag and lime green top.

An Insight Into Being the Non-Disabled Sibling: An Interview With My Sister 

After the interview with my parents, I had many conversations and it was suggested that I interview my sister, Matilda. As the disabled sibling I’ve always been aware that this affects Matilda but I’m not Matilda so I can never really know and this is why this post is so important. How are non-disabled siblings… Continue reading An Insight Into Being the Non-Disabled Sibling: An Interview With My Sister 

A close up image of Georgia- hair straight just below shoulders I have my glasses on and a white top.

Using Online Communities to Collectively Analyse Disability Language in Practice

A few months ago I wrote a piece about Analysing Occupational Therapy Practice With a ‘Disabled Persons’ Eye which was quite a raw reflective piece but this only scratched the surface. Therefore, I wanted to make a series out of this about challenging practice. It was also originally Margaret’s idea to do a part 2… Continue reading Using Online Communities to Collectively Analyse Disability Language in Practice

Myself outside with curly hair and my glasses on holding up a light blue letter board saying 'Disability Pride Month 2021.

Will My Activism Look Different as a Qualified Occupational Therapist?- Disability Pride Month 2021

Happy Disability Pride Month 2020!! Now, I know this is the first time mentioning Disability Pride Month on the blog but, I have been very busy this month (and the last few weeks of last month preparing) so I have lots to tell you! Guess what’s back for Disability Pride Month…? ‘Dear OT Community’ is… Continue reading Will My Activism Look Different as a Qualified Occupational Therapist?- Disability Pride Month 2021

Georgia sat with curly hair and her sun glasses on, on the grass. She has crossed legs and in wearing a light blue top.

Managing a Post University and Lockdown Flop with Cerebral Palsy

I finished university over a month ago now and of course, I’d prepared myself for a flop as mentioned in the last post I wrote whilst I was still studying. But I didn’t quite think it would last this long. After working from home since February 2020 (I started my virtual role-emerging placement before lockdown)… Continue reading Managing a Post University and Lockdown Flop with Cerebral Palsy

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Georgia a white woman, stood with her glassed on, brown hair, black dress with white marks on. At a stand at conference the stand says OT with a black O and a green T then say Occupational Therapy Show. The lighting in pink.

I am a 21-year-old Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist and an ambassador for CP Teens UK. I am a disability blogger writing about my lived experienced of disability and life as a disabled occupational therapist. In 2021 I was named a Rising Star on the Shaw Trust’s #DisabilityPower100

Email: georgia@notsoterriblepalsy.com

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