Happy National CP Awareness Day 2020!! Due to this placement I have been more focused on delivering occupational therapy content rather than cerebral palsy content. In this blog I aim to share a bit of both, alongside some photos of my younger self, to illustrate my journey. As many of you know, I have received… Continue reading National CP Awareness Day 2020: My Experiences as a Service User
At the end of the week, I am turning 20 (2 decades) however, before I look forward to the third decade I wanted to reflect on my last decade and talk about what I've learnt. I was debating discussing everything that I've learnt in the past 20 years but then I realised that it was… Continue reading What I Would Tell My 10-year-old Self
Happy New Year and happy 1st birthday to Not So Terrible Palsy! I cannot believe that I have been blogging for a year and what an amazing year it's been, I for one did not think that a year on people would still be reading my blog I'm incredibly thankful. So, I thought I would… Continue reading A Year of Not So Terrible Palsy
Hello as if we're in September already! I decided that this week I would do my first throwback post, to my younger years, as I haven't really talked about my childhood that much therefore, I thought I would start by telling you all about my braces. I've decided to tell you about my braces because… Continue reading Maintaining Braces with Cerebral Palsy
This blog is dedicated to my sister, best friend and the reason behind the name of my page, Matilda. As I have gone into occupational therapy and have got older, I am more aware that having a disability has an effect on other non-disabled siblings and I know that over the years my needs have… Continue reading Having a Little and a Big Sister!
A few weeks ago, I realised that I've never shared my story on NSTP so I thought it was time and I couldn't think of a better time than National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. I was a premature baby by 5 weeks, it was apparent from birth that something was wrong as I was in… Continue reading National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2019!!
My speech impairment is something that I’ve never talked about before, I guess this is because I always thought it was because of my Cerebral Palsy and when I was younger, I just thought everyone who has CP has a speech impairment. But now I’ve got older and have more of an understanding about the… Continue reading My Speech Impairment