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
The fear and anxiety of advocating for my reasonable adjustments is a blog that I’ve been wanting to write for quite some time and is linked to my OTalk on disclosure back in 2020. Let’s take you back to my placement in December 2019, when the anxiety of being a disabled student on placement kicked… Continue reading The Anxiety of Advocating for the Reasonable Adjustments I Am Entitled To!
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
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
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
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
HELLO AND HAPPY WORLD CP DAY 2019!!! As some of you may know World Cerebral Palsy day is my favourite day of the year, and I am so excited to finally share with you what I've been up to for World CP Day 2019! I cannot express how overwhelmed I have been by the response… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Day 2019- Catching the Bus
Challenge 4!!! Can't believe we're at the final challenge already!!! I decided to set myself this challenge, this is because cooking is a life skill, therefore, I thought it would be useful to know what I can and can't do within the kitchen to adapt for the future. Whilst cooking I did think of ways… Continue reading Cooking Dinner!
So here we go we're at challenge 3 already! Which yet again challenged my fine motor skills. Out of all 4 challenges, this has to be the one I was most nervous about because darts has always been the one thing I'd avoided. Whenever my family play darts I normally have a few shots and… Continue reading Attempting to Play Darts
Welcome back to challenge number 2 for Cerebral Palsy awareness month and as you can tell this was cutting the grass. When my friend first challenged me to cut the grass, I was up for it like I'm always up for anything when in fact I'd underestimated how challenging this was going to be. This… Continue reading Cutting the Grass!