|The Ferry Trip|
Did you know that if you want to travel on the ferry they take you up onto the ferry in an electric wheelchair due to OH&S requirements and so as not to strain their backs with the big fat people.
I ... More >>
|Kangaroo Island Resort|
Recently my husband and I went for a holiday to Kangaroo Island, South Australia. I decided to look for accommodation on bookings.com and I ticked ‘disabled access’ to find a hotel that would suit.
What ... More >>
Whilst looking for a blog article to write about I came across this great story on disabled mannequins.
A disability advocacy in Switzerland, called, Pro Infirmis, have celebrated disabled bodies ... More >>
|Pauline Davids Train Commute Nightmare|
Whilst using public transport I have learnt that I have to do my homework as to how the trains are working and if there is any track work happening.
I also know that I have to be very pro-active ... More >>
Recently on ‘The Project’ there was a story on Tilly Wilkes who has Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Tilly’s skin blisters at the slightest touch. Every morning her blisters need to be popped to decrease ... More >>
A friend gave me a link to this TED Talk by Maysoon Zayid.
She is not only funny but really inspiring ... More >>
A little girl, Kate, who has Autism was travelling with her mum who placed Kate in the middle seat so that she would not annoy people opening and closing the window shutter. The down side to sitting ... More >>
|Music and Disability|
Alex Lubet, author of Music, Disability and Society has completed a ten year research study into music and its influence on people with a disability.
People come alive when they are singing or playing ... More >>
My husband recently found this website http://derziesel.com/wordpress/?lang=en.
This is so cool. I plan to be asking for this machine ... More >>
I thought I’d share a little bit of news. Something that a friend did recently that caused me to smile proudly. A very good friend of mine, Vanessa, was out shopping and she noticed a load of trolley ... More >>
NDIS has now been rolled out and in place for the past 6 months in small Local Government Areas in each state.
The stories found on the NDIS website show real forward progress and acknowledge how ... More >>
|Paraplegic Mark Speakman is finally a racing car driver|
19 years ago Mark Speakman had a motorcycle accident that paralysed him from the waist down. Mark had to ditch his racing deal in 1993.
Since them, Mark has been fighting to be allowed to race ... More >>