For almost two years now, our little boy has attended the local nursery and I’ve always said, it’s the best decision we’ve made. Jack absolutely loves it and has developed so much under their care and I’ve never worried about him being there. The nursery offered concessions that other local nurseries didn’t and most importantly,Continue reading A knock for working parents
At my book launch back in September, one of my guests told me about a charity which was looking for new trustees – Cerebral Palsy Sport. I wasn’t sure though. I’ve never been into sport and I wasn’t sure if I’d have the time to commit to the charity. Nonetheless, I decided to take aContinue reading Now proud Trustee of Cerebral Palsy Sport
Disabled people need someone to talk for them “Would she like a drink?” or “How old is she?” were common questions posed to my mum when I was growing up. People assumed just because I am disabled that I can’t speak for myself. I soon piped up with the answers, making sure theyContinue reading Ten misconceptions about people with disabilities
This time last year, my new year’s resolution was to get my memoir, “Does it wet the bed?”, published. It was an ambitious goal as the manuscript was barely finished. But with lots of hard work and determination, I fulfilled my resolution . . . for once! This year, I have two writing projects whichContinue reading New writing projects – feedback very welcome!
This week is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week and today, 7th October, is World CP Day. As someone with Cerebral Palsy, I’m delighted to be part of such an occasion that will highlight Cerebral Palsy, raise awareness of the condition and celebrate the achievements of those who have CP. I’ve always found that disability and CerebralContinue reading Giving people with Cerebral Palsy a voice
This week is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week, with tomorrow being World CP Day. I’ll be live on Twitter between 1-2pm GMT to answer your questions about cerebral palsy, my life living with the condition and about my memoir, “Does it wet the bed?”. But in the meantime, here’s why I love having Cerebral Palsy. .Continue reading Why I love having Cerebral Palsy
Well, the silly season, as my Dad calls it, is over for another year and although I love Christmas, I can’t say that I’m sorry to see the end of the chaos which always descends upon the high street. Retailers always seem to neglect the needs of disabled customers by cramming in as much asContinue reading The Silly Season