Tag Archives: disability politics

Am I a Carer?

As a disabled person, who is also the partner of a disabled person and the mother of two disabled children am I also a carer? In terms of some of the definitions used I am.  But what does that mean? … Continue reading

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United we Stand, Divided we fall – Part 1.

Anyone who has read any of my blog before will have worked out that I do rather a lot of thinking and analysing of how our actions and behaviour etc. can impact on others.  I also worry rather a lot … Continue reading

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Balance

I can’t do ‘balance’ Whether its ‘stand on one leg’ kind of balance or ‘life balance’ kind of balance.  It doesn’t matter which, I’m crap at both. I get an idea and I’m hooked, I can’t do things by half … Continue reading

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The Campaign for Accessible Transport

This week has been so mad, there is so much going on here.  So many issues and so many things to talk about.  I don’t really know where to start and I haven’t got a lot of time to write … Continue reading

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High Functioning Autism vs Aspergers: The emotions of labels.

I have talked in previous posts about the journey to diagnosis with B.  We had the meeting with the assessment team in the week of his 7th birthday.  My Mum came with me to hear the outcome.  I was really … Continue reading

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Dear Maria Miller

Dear Maria Miller, I’m coming to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment meeting tomorrow (21 May 2012) to help explain the importance of Disability Living Allowance. I understand you will be at this meeting, but I … Continue reading

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How to Change the World in One Easy Step – Or Not :)

Over the last few months I, like many others, have been becoming increasingly angry and frustrated as I have watched the government plan the destruction of the welfare state. OK, so the world economy is in a mess. But surely … Continue reading

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