I love Blogilates because her workouts are free and super effective but her products are nothing fabulous! The products are pretty but a little bit pricy which I can afford every once and a while but not something I am going to do on a regular basis. When you are disabled one of the many … Continue reading How Can You Make Fitness More Accessible For Disabled People?
When you are disabled making friends is really hard because a lot of people think they understand it so they ingore your challenges, try to cure you, or refuse to be friends with you because they think the cure is as simple as be more postive! When a disabled person tells you that we cannot … Continue reading Do You Struggle To Make Friends Because Of Your Disability?
After waiting over a year for a new wheelchair Karly was finally able to get one! Karly's wheelchair is her greatest accessibility tool and when places are not accommodating of her wheelchair it can be really frustrating because instead of having fun like everyone else she has to sit on the sidelines! Accessibility does not … Continue reading Guest Post: Three Times Inaccessibility Had A Negative Impact On My Life
Disabled people are one of the most underrepresented groups in films and on television that it is nearly impossible to find a tv show that accurately represents the disabled community. Most movies have the same storyline which is disabled people are depressed and commit suicide or are cured of their disability. You may think that … Continue reading How Filmmakers Get Disability Wrong
When you are disabled sometimes you hang out with your friends not because you know that activity is going to be incredibly but just to see your friends and hang out. A lot of activities are hard for disabled people and not the same experience as they are for abled people but if we are … Continue reading Activities That Are Not The Same For Disabled People
When was the last time you went into a dressing room at your local department store? If you are abled that is probably not a big deal but if you are disabled not having an accessible dressing room can be a huge problem. Last week my sister Kim took me to the mall and it … Continue reading Why I Have Been Discouraged From Shopping A JCPenney’s
Over the course of my life, people have said a few rude remarks that some people may find helpful but actually, it’s very insulting. I will share with you some of the remarks that have been said to me over time so you can avoid saying these things. You should consider speech therapy-I have a … Continue reading Rude Remarks People Have Said To Me Because Of My Disability
Pretty much all of my friends are disabled but it is not because I have something against abled friends. It is because I click better with the disabled and have had a couple bad experiences with abled friends. I will share a few things on why having abled friends is tough. Unsympathetic when running them … Continue reading Why Having Abled Friends Can Be Difficult
One of the most annoying phrases that abled people say to the disabled is that “you’re so inspiring!” In most cases, when they tell a person with a disability they are inspiring it is because they think they need a compliment. Here a few reasons why you should not tell a person with a disability … Continue reading You’re So Inspiring!
An abled person will never understand what it is like to live with a disability! The best person to educate you on some of the issues that we face is a person with a disability. Sometimes an abled person may not like our disability-related posts so they will send us an email asking us to … Continue reading Should Disabled Bloggers Continue To Write About Disability?