Happy Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2021! Now, I know what you’re thinking and yes, this post is a bit late in the month to just be addressing this subject, there is a reason and that’s because I have just finished my daily posts on Twitter for CP awareness month. This year because I’m knee-deep in… Continue reading Dear Occupational Therapy Community
Hello, and welcome to another post. I was going to do another placement post but as much as I want to post more placement content in my final year of being a student I’m also aware that my blog is not just about being a disabled student and therefore I wanted to talk about something… Continue reading Using My OT Knowledge to Make Sense of Postural Management Throughout My Life
Hello, I hope everyone is well and isn’t doing too bad in lockdown. If you aren’t okay that’s fine too, you are not alone. I wanted to talk about turning 21 in this post, and discuss what I want to get out of this next year as I have a big list of resolutions. Basically,… Continue reading Promoting My Wellbeing Through Productivity, Self-care and Leisure as I Turn 21!
Happy New Year! I’ve hope you’ve had a lovely festive period, it was a strange one, wasn’t it? In a way it was special, as I had not seen my grandparents (apart from on the doorstep), for a long time, so to have them around Christmas Day meant so much.
A few months ago, in a previous post, I spoke about the significant role my family plays in my life. This was a powerful reflection, so I wanted to extend that to speak about friendships. I have many different friendship groups in my life that all influence me in different ways. I unintentionally saved this… Continue reading Reflecting on Magical Friendships at the Most Magical Time of the Year
August this year marked 4 years that I have been on my driving journey, as I have spoken about in my previous post. So, I just thought that I’d update you with what’s going on with my driving, as it’s such a massive part of my life. What’s going on… Well, I do have some… Continue reading Driving Update- 4 Years On
In my recent posts, I have been looking at my journey into accepting my disability with a fisheye lens and what stuck out the most was the crucial role that my relationships have played in this journey. On Tuesday it was World Cerebral Palsy Day and this year I dedicated my posts on my social… Continue reading The Significant Role My Family Plays in Supporting My Blog
The aim of my blog is to capture both good experiences and bad experiences I have had and continue to have throughout my, life. Yes, I’ll admit I’m a positive person and even with the negative blogs I always seem to try and find a ‘positive ending’. However, I’d be lying if I said that… Continue reading Mentally Balancing the Positives and Negatives of My Disability
How great is it that normal life or the ‘new normal’ way of life is resuming? I’m very much enjoying seeing friends and family again and doing things other than sitting on my garden. However, as I am classed as more vulnerable, I’d be lying if I said that returning back to somewhat normal isn’t… Continue reading How Post Lockdown Is Affecting Both My Physical and Mental Health
Effective communication is a massive part of any work and in healthcare, it is really important. It’s unlikely that you will pass a practice placement if you can’t demonstrate these skills. Which leaves me feeling very worried about being on placement. You can guarantee that most of my reflections on placement will end it being… Continue reading Coming to Terms with Needing AAC in the Professional World
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