Not So Terrible Palsy

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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

Myself sat looking to my left on the garden there's plants. I am sat on a grey Ratan chair in a mint pinafore with a white t-shirt.

How Studying Occupational Therapy Has Changed the Way I Manage My Disability

I got into disabled activism around 17 and in a way, I’ve always known that my disability would never be something that I ignored. Since starting (guest) blogging in 2017 my strategies of managing my disability has changed with age but many of the changes that I have made has been a result of my… Continue reading How Studying Occupational Therapy Has Changed the Way I Manage My Disability

Photo of the back of my driving off in my wheelchair in surrounded by trees.

Reflecting on My Journey as a Disabled Occupational Therapy Student

I’ve done many reflections on my blog over the last two and a half years about my experiences as a disabled occupational therapy student and have even used my blog as part of a placement (in case you didn’t know seen as I never mention it). Despite this, I have never appreciated how my blog… Continue reading Reflecting on My Journey as a Disabled Occupational Therapy Student

Disability Zoom dance class, myself, Georgina, Helen and Philippa doing jazz hands.

Boogieing with Cerebral Palsy- F.t. Disabled Travel with Georgina & Freewheelin Inclusive Dance

I’ve always enjoyed dancing, it’s something that’s always been in my life. From the age of 4, I started going to tap and ballet until the age of 10 where I decided that I preferred the piano. Even then, I still always danced in secondary school and took part in the dance shows, I even… Continue reading Boogieing with Cerebral Palsy- F.t. Disabled Travel with Georgina & Freewheelin Inclusive Dance

Myself outside the sun in shinning and a tree is in the background of of focus. I have a black flowery top on.

Analysing Occupational Therapy Practice With a ‘Disabled Persons’ Eye

As I am now approaching the end of my studies (just in case you’ve missed the previous 7 posts- get original Georgia) I find myself questioning occupational therapy practices more and more. I have certainly developed more of a ‘raised eyebrow’ as my lecturer would say. Yet, although it’s only natural to become more critical… Continue reading Analysing Occupational Therapy Practice With a ‘Disabled Persons’ Eye

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Myself dressed up for the CP Teens UK Charity ball. I have a baby pink dress and on the its intricate with a few beads as well. I have curly hair and my make up done professionally and I'm against a brown wood style background.

I am an occupational therapy student, an ambassador for CP Teens UK, and Digital Production Director & Global Students ambassador for Occupational Therapist Without Borders. I am very determined to never let my disability get in the way of living my life my way. I face any challenges that life throws at me. I chose to train to be an occupational therapist, because when I was younger, my occupational therapists were phenomenal, they played a highly significant role in my life, and they inspired me to apply for this career. If I can make half the impact on an individual that they’ve made on me, and my family, then I know it is all worthwhile.

Email: georgia@notsoterriblepalsy.com

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This photo says 'Georgia Vine Upcotming Disability Blogger of the Year' this is against at glittery background. It has CP Teens logo in the corner with CP been in a green speech box and Teens being in a pink speech box. Charity details are also in small text at the bottom. To the left there's a photo inside the same blurred image in a brown top with a note book and social media tip book around me.

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