Category Archives: Disability

My favourite job: Disability Awareness in Schools

I recently delivered some Disability Awareness to the children at my son’s school (he’ll start Reception in September).  I delivered an assembly each to Key Stage One and Two and I have to say, it’s one of my favourite parts … Continue reading

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Attitudes towards disabled people aren’t improving

A few months ago, I wrote about my delight when a gentleman in a wheelchair got a court to recognise that wheelchairs should take priority over buggies when it comes to the wheelchair spaces on buses.  I thought, perhaps over … Continue reading

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The lady who doesn’t talk very well

Sometimes I think attitudes towards disabled people are getting better.  After all, it’s 2017 and we now have equality laws which are there to eliminate discrimination and hopefully help to reduce prejudice. But then a flippant comment reminds me that … Continue reading

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