Tag Archives: social model of disability

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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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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Asperger’s and Visual Imapirment

In my previous post I mentioned that I grew up in a family of visually impaired people and my husband and I both went to special schools for visually impaired children.  For us being visually impaired is ‘normal’.  As my … Continue reading

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Introducing Violet

A short post to introduce Violet. Violet has some stories to tell, experiences to share and may sometimes want to air her views about issues. Violet has been visually impaired all her life and has grown up in a family … Continue reading

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Inclusion or Not – That is the Question!

This is going to be a bit of philosophising post. Less about our family and more about my feelings and debates about decisions. As a disabled person my values and beliefs are very much based on ‘the social model’ of … Continue reading

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