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Help! I’m a disabled student!

Being a student can be hard at the best of times, what with the deadlines, the tiny budgets, the endless reading lists and the mouldy hovels landlords tend to push us towards. However, being a disabled student adds another level entirely. Deadlines bring the dread of wondering if you will be physically able to complete… Continue reading Help! I’m a disabled student!

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A Call To Action For Our Brothers and Sisters and Everyone Else In Between

I really urge you to take the time to do this, whether you're in the University of Kent, a student, or just someone who knows that this situation is wrong. Any and all voices are welcome.

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A Final Christmas Wish

The biggest point I want to make is that the system needs to change, but until then, if you can give out coffee, or knit a hat, if you can call an authority or volunteer your time, please do it. Until our government will, we need to take care of each other.

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Survival Tips for 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, it is safe to say there have been a lot of ups and downs. For me, I leave this year in a different fashion to last - I leave with a different body, a different sense of self and a different perspective on the world. I have will leave… Continue reading Survival Tips for 2020

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Hints and Tips on Legally Discriminating Against the Disabled in 2019

Okay, so this isn’t a ‘How-To’ guide. It’s more of a ‘How-To Not Remove Human Rights’ type situation.  Often, if I’m out and about with a friend or family member who is able-bodied, they begin to notice the inaccessible inequalities that they are surrounded with. Able-bodied people, it’s not your fault. It’s not something you… Continue reading Hints and Tips on Legally Discriminating Against the Disabled in 2019

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What has 4 wheels, great boobs and a big smile? Me!

On Thursday, I welcomed a shiny new addition to the household. The beautiful I-go Crest Powerchair (in GOLD no less) arrived at my door in a box so big that Nia can hide in it to scare me. I was amazed at how quickly it arrived - we had only ordered it the day before… Continue reading What has 4 wheels, great boobs and a big smile? Me!