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TOP TIPS FOR PERSONALIZING YOUR WHEELCHAIR

I've some really cheap and easy tricks for making your wheelchair more you! 

TOP TIPS FOR EVERYDAY

Whether it be cerebral palsy or fitness or my everyday lifestyle, there are things I use or 'must do' everyday, and I thought I would share what I use in case they help you to. 

ACCESSIBLE DATE IDEAS -AD

Valentines Day is just around the corner but coming up with something different to do can be difficult. Particularly when you have to think of accessible venues that are suited to you. So we’ve teamed up with AccessAble to give you some Date Inspiration!

TOP TIPS FOR VISITING EDINBURGH

So if you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that me and Gina went on a weekend away to Edinburgh. I can safely say it is a beautiful city but a lot of people were asking me what it's like in terms of access.

WOULD YOU PUSH A STRANGER'S WHEELCHAIR?

Now this subject has been talked about quite recently in the disabled community and that is, whether it's ok for a stranger to push your wheelchair - out of the blue without fair warning.
 

HOW I GET AROUND ON WHEELS

Getting about with a disability can be difficult. My Cerebral Palsy affects my mobility meaning I use a wheelchair and Kaye walker to assist with my movement.
 

DISABILITY AND SEX Q&A

Understanding how disability and sex work together can be difficult for those who have never been exposed to it. However, it isn't as complicated as you may think…

DISABLED VS DIFFERENTLY ABLED

Sometimes I wonder if the disabled community is a bit too sensitive.

TOP TIPS FOR GOING OUT DRINKING

Disabled people are boring right. Well no. We can still party and go out. However, we do face one big issue when we go out, out - disabled access.

TOP TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING

So job hunting is hard am I right? Well have you ever considered what happens if you add a disability into the mix?  Well, it doesn't exactly help your situation if anything it makes it 100 times harder.

THINGS I DO DIFFERENTLY

Let me guess if your reading this as an "able bodied person" you may have had a time where you've seen a disabled person, what you can only assume is, struggling. While yes, this is sometimes the case. Sometimes, it can just be that the disabled individual has to do things slightly differently
 

TOP TIPS FOR STRETCHING

Stretching a complete pain in the a** am I right? If you have a physical disability that affects your muscle tightness, or most physical disabilities in that fact, you've probably been told 1000 times that stretching is the key.
 

TOP TIPS FOR FESTIVALS

So you're probably thinking festivals are a no-go for anyone in a wheelchair, well sorry but  you're wrong.

OUR BIGGEST TOP TIP

We all know I love exploring. Whether it’s a weekend away, a day out adventuring or a holiday in the Sun. Well travelling with a disability just got 10x easier.
 

TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING

Let’s be honest there are a lot of hurdles disabled people have to push over in there day to day life. Then to top it off we have to deal with other hurdles when we want some time away.
 

TOP DISABLED PET PEEVES

A lot of common questions are about disability and relationships.  If I had a penny for every time I've been asked one of these questions I'd be rich.  But some of the questions are a lot more comedic
 

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Having a disability is not fun and can sometimes be incredibly difficult, mentally and physically. However, there are some perks to being registered disabled. From discounts to freebies, there are many advantages to your disability.

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The Motability scheme, what the hell is it? Well, if anyone with a disability purchased a vehicle on their own it would cost a small fortune as we would have to pay for both the vehicle and any adaptations that we needed to that vehicle disabled friendly.

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As a disabled individual, it is a little bit more difficult to get into a gym regime.  I started the conversation and was open to their assistance. 

TOP TIPS FOR DISABLED GYM GOERS

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There’s nothing worse than getting to a well-known event or attraction to find steps, cobbles and one disabled loo that’s all the way over the other side of the location. As a disabled individual it can make your trip 1000x better to be prepared. Here’s my top 5 tips for an awesome day out. 

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