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Hearing update

Since I’d mentioned it here before, I’ll update you: my appeal was upheld, the decision is made in my favour. I have the prospect of at least two years of income security.


Cerebral palsy and menstruation

As you can probably tell by the title of this post. I’m going to be talking about how my menstrual cycle impacts on my Cerebral Palsy. 447 more words

Redefining Disability Challenge - Question 15

Each Wednesday, I post my response to a question from the Redefining Disability Challenge. This is my response to the fifteenth question in the Challenge. As usual, I am not looking ahead to future questions, so I may inadvertently address some topics which will come up later in the Challenge. 739 more words


Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Course

8 week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy programme, based on the original programme devised by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

MBCT combines traditional cognitive behavioural therapy with mindfulness and meditation. 297 more words

My story. 

My name is Jodie and I’m a 26 year old disability and mental health support worker. I have worked in the care sector for three years. 262 more words


The Dawkins Syndrome

The famous atheist blunders again on morality

-Barney Zwartz-

Richard Dawkins, the world’s most famous atheist, loves a headline. He got plenty last year
when he tweeted that it is immoral not to abort a baby with Down Syndrom if you have the choice. 745 more words


Change lives for the better by giving kids with learning difficulties a chance; change your organisation for the better

I want to start with an uncomfortable fact.

According to government figures, fewer than 7% of people with learning difficulties in the UK are in paid employment. 448 more words