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Cerebral Palsy, Occupational Therapy Student

Getting Ready for University as a Disabled Healthcare Student

We are in September, how did that happen? I cannot believe how many months I was opening up my blogs with a countdown to finishing university and now I’ve been finished for 3 and a half months. I guess time flies when you are job hunting. Anyway seen as it’s September I thought I’d write… Continue reading Getting Ready for University as a Disabled Healthcare Student

Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist

The Post-Grad Accessible Job Hunt

Yes, you did read the title correctly after debating on whether I would blog about this I decided to take the plunge. This summer never intended to be ‘the summer of Georgia’s raw reflections’ but it certainly has been. So, what difference will another make? The post-grad accessible job hunt… well, where do I blogging… Continue reading The Post-Grad Accessible Job Hunt

Cerebral Palsy

My Transition Into Adulthood: An Interview With My Parents

Since finishing my studies I’ve been experiencing the loss of occupational role. I spent so many weeks counting down to when I would finish at university and being super excited for the summer but now it’s here and I still am looking for a job I'm not enjoying my time off as much as I… Continue reading My Transition Into Adulthood: An Interview With My Parents

Disability Rights

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

Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist

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

Cerebral Palsy

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

Cerebral Palsy, Occupational Therapy Student

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

Occupational Therapy Student

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

Occupational Therapy Student

The Final Hurdle to Becoming a Qualified Occupational Therapist

As you are reading this I will have entered my final week of studying, and I cannot wait to finish! Yet, I must admit I’m worried about job hunting and finding an accessible job as previously discussed. But before I begin the hunt I need to take some time to wind down (also to look… Continue reading The Final Hurdle to Becoming a Qualified Occupational Therapist

Cerebral Palsy

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