Cerebral Palsy

Am I as Disability Confident as I Think I Am?

As promised I am writing about my confidence in asking for help that I unpicked in my last blog. It’s a bit of a ‘typical’ blog I know, I know. But it is Disability Pride Month after all so if it’s got to be done, what better month to do it in? I always say… Continue reading Am I as Disability Confident as I Think I Am?

Cerebral Palsy, Newly Qualified Occupational Therapist

A Year Into Being an OT With CP

It’s been a while, at one point I was debating if they’d be a blog at all this month! The thought of not posting a blog for more than a month does not sit well with me. Therefore I thought why do not a general life update seen as it’s a year since I finished… Continue reading A Year Into Being an OT With CP

Cerebral Palsy

My Post-Graduation Communication Challenges

I’ve discussed my relationship with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in various posts over the years but as it is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, I thought why not give you an update. As yet again my relationship with AAC has changed since I entered the working world! I’ve gone on about my relationship with AAC… Continue reading My Post-Graduation Communication Challenges

Cerebral Palsy

My Transition Into Adulthood: Focus On Relationships

Transitions into adulthood is back! After this series creating quite a conversation last year I have decided to make this an ongoing series on NSTP. Especially as I am now transitioning to the working world.  The conversations generated following the interview with my parents last year, inspired me to take the theme of transitions to… Continue reading My Transition Into Adulthood: Focus On Relationships

Cerebral Palsy

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 

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

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