Cerebral Palsy

A screenshot of Georgia's communication app it says: My Post-Graduation Communication Challenges in the yellow bar with a red speak button. Then the app is structured as followed. Phrases General Phrases Virtual Placement Podcast AAC Presentation at Work down one said then Search History down the other... Hello, my name is Georgia. See you later. My Post-Graduation Communicatio... Uh-huh. I am using this device to speak.

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

Georgia a white women with shoulder length brunette hair. She is wearing a white blouse with brown and black leopard print standing in front of a dark brown door with white walls around her.

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

Myself an Matilda aged 10 and 11 I am in a white dress with brown hair in my wheelchair to the left and Matilda in bending down to my height on the right with blonder hair a grey bag and lime green top.

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 

closeup photo of black smartphone near black and grey pencil on black spiral notebook

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

Myself (Georgia) on the left with brown straight hair and makeup on. Mum in the middle with blonde straight hair and makeup on. Dad on the left with black spikes hair and a pale blue checked shirt- all smiling.

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

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

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

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