Monthly Archives: August 2010

Article In Disability Now

I’m very proud to be able to say I have just had my first article published in Disability Now magazine. You can read it here. Here’s hoping there will be more to come… Advertisements

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When Persistence Pays Off

This is a bit of a follow on to my Advocacy Tips post. One of the tips I gave in that post was to be persistent.  The example I gave was one of my local supermarkets.  My chair would only … Continue reading

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Disabled People Do Have Sex Lives. Get Over It

Disability Voices’ very own Naomi has just had her first article published at the Guardian’s Comment Is Free. It’s called Disabled People Do Have Sex Lives. Get Over It. It is a fantastic article which took the thoughts right out … Continue reading

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Where’s The Benefit?

Disability Voices’ very own Naomi and Kali have got together with a few other DisAbled bloggers to start yet another group blog, Where’s The Benefit? This one is on the ‘specific’ subject of disability benefits. Please do drop in on … Continue reading

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Advocacy Tips

One of my friends asked me to give her some lessons in how to advocate for yourself.  I don’t really consider myself an expert at that but I suppose I do speak up a lot and argue for my rights … Continue reading

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Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘Special Needs’ Ferrari Joke Sparks Anger

I first heard of Jeremy Clarkson in early 2009 when he was caught on record by Australian journalists calling Gordon Brown, the then British Prime Minister, a ‘one eyed Scottish idiot’ because he is partially sighted. I didn’t like him … Continue reading

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