I’m not ashamed to talk about mental health. Recently, I’ve been struggling quite a bit, which I tried to get help for from my NHS doctor. After a 2 month wait, they referred me to a community mental health team, who wanted to sort me with unemployment benefits, coffee mornings and group talking therapy. This… Continue reading Mental Health | Is the NHS done with us?
I’ll start by saying that I’m an ambulatory wheelchair user, which means that on given days I will walk inside, without supports and occasionally venture outside for short distances using crutches. However, if I want to do anything from grocery shopping, to taking some time outdoors, I use the wheelchair. It’s a neat little thing… Continue reading The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
What’s the traditional gift for a year anniversary? According to Google, it’s paper or a clock. Could this be any more coronavirus? Perhaps a multipack of toilet paper or a clock to count the hours of the day. If you’re reading this, I’m glad you’re still here. Since the state of emergency began last year,… Continue reading MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
I am lucky enough to have been featured by the Renegades Foundation this week. You can find my article for them here: Renegades Foundation
We hear from Marie-Helene on her journey to queer acceptance and self expression
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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Many businesses say that they can't afford to make access changes, but can they really afford not to?
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
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