A picture took at the back of me, my hair is straight and you can just see the right side of my sunglasses. I am looking out into the sea but this is very faint. I have a white blouse on with a very intricate patterns of flowers.
Disability Rights

Reflecting on Past and Considering Future Placement Experiences as a Disabled Occupational Therapy Student

I explore practice placement extensively on my blogs, because planning a placement when you have a disability doesn’t happen overnight, and it is the area where I face the most challenges at university. Placement is physically and mentally challenging for anyone, not just someone with a disability, however, knowing what I will need on placement… Continue reading Reflecting on Past and Considering Future Placement Experiences as a Disabled Occupational Therapy Student

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Establishing Effective Terminology to Minimise Barriers

As previously mentioned, I am very active on social media, Twitter in particularly- as I find this a very useful tool to connect with other disabled people and occupational therapists not just across the UK but worldwide. Not only this, social media platforms such as Twitter are useful to educate people about disability, and how… Continue reading Establishing Effective Terminology to Minimise Barriers

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No Longer Being the Only Disabled Member of the Family

Welcome back to another blog post! This blog post is a family post- yes this is my third family-related post within the last 3 months. However, my family is a very close family and they have always been very supportive of me so I think they deserve a bit a credit because I wouldn't be… Continue reading No Longer Being the Only Disabled Member of the Family

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How My Physical Disability Can Be Perceived

As I am getting older, I am becoming more aware of the stereotypes that people make when initially meeting me. When it comes to stereotypes, I have mixed feelings, I don't hate the fact that I get judged because that's just part of life and everyone gets judged regardless of having a disability or not.… Continue reading How My Physical Disability Can Be Perceived

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How the Straw Ban Effects Me

I wanted to talk about the straw situation because it’s something that’s relevant and is affecting the disabled society today however only people who use straws are aware of this situation. Many people who don’t rely on straws aren’t aware of the importance of a plastic straw. I know this first hand as when I… Continue reading How the Straw Ban Effects Me