For Young Carers Awareness Day, I spoke with 2 incredible young people with siblings who have life-limiting conditions. Exploring their journeys, support available and how lack of accessibility affects them too! Continue reading How Accessibility Impacts Young Carers
Showcasing my top picks that make the biggest difference and why in making our home accessible.
Part of my ‘Accessible Living’ series. Continue reading 7 Things That Make Our Home Accessible
An insider’s guide on how to improve the functionality of the kitchen to meet your needs using the Disabled Facilities Grant. Including first-hand experience proving that attitudes, knowledge and the right support will enable you to regain your independence in what many consider the heart of the home. Continue reading Inclusive Kitchen Features the DFG Can Make a Reality | Accessible Living
Discover how a group of volunteers pulled off making our local festival accessible to families like ours. Proving a little understanding and real passion for inclusion can open doors to so many people from all walks of life. It is really that simple! Continue reading Party in the Park – Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿
It seemed like only yesterday I was doing a trial school run to find the best route in my powerchair, when we met Abbigail’s wonderful teachers and this photo was taken of us at a parents Stay and Play session … Continue reading Reception Round-Up | As a Disabled Parent w/ a SEND Child
It’s difficult to keep typically developing children from becoming bored and literally losing their minds on a wild, windy and wet day. Though when you have a SEN child with a visual impairment, you have to think outside the box … Continue reading Top 5 Rainy Day Activities For Visually Impaired Children
Tuesday 20th February 2018 is a landmark day in the lives of people with thousands of various profound disabilities and chronic illnesses to where toileting out in public is either impossible or vastly undignified. Today could mark the day accessible … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | How 1 Mum’s Petition is Changing Lives!
(Title Image: Childhood photo of me during Physio, standing with a walker) I don’t recall a clear cut day that either of my parents sat down to break the news to me, “Fi, I’m sorry to have to tell you this but you have a muscle disease.” I guess that’s how one would expect to be given such a revelation thanks to the movies! No, I always knew. My parents were very open about my condition. They’d told be bits and pieces (age appropriately) from since before you retain memories, mainly before age 3 I believe. There was no way … Continue reading How My Parents Told Me I Had MD