I have multiple chronic conditions and most of the time these are completely invisible. Whilst walking can sometimes be painful for me, it does not compare to the agony I am in when I have to stand still. I may not appear to look weak, but I am. Most days I cannot stand in one… Read More Using Accessible Toilets with an Invisible Disability
As one example of an invisible condition, or disability, autism still has plenty of ambiguities about its nature and origins, where the jigsaw imagery only serves to help perpetuate the belief we are a mystery … Read More Autism: Curse or Blessing?
View this post on Instagram Double trouble! This face…me…Kadeena Cox, is going to be the flag bearer for Paralympics GB. I am so honoured, words cannot explain. There has been so many amazing performances so to be walking out to represent that is an absolute honour #flagbearer #paralympics #paralympicsGB #2sports #champion #mswarrior #strongerthanms #livethelifeyoulove #lovethelifeyoulive… Read More Kadeena- Can You See Her?
In the past two years the Body Positive movement has gained serious momentum. At its core the body positive moment strives to challenge mainstream ideas of beauty and the ‘perfect’ or even ‘normal’ body. I’m sure it comes as no shock to most people that the media has a very narrow representation of ‘normal’ bodies.… Read More From Archenemy to Ally – Learning to Love My Disfunctional Body
“But I don’t see you as disabled, I see you as normal!”- Anonymous I have had many people make this exclamation to me over the past 5 years. I’m sure if you have a disability, you will have had similar comments as well. Although this is intended in a kindhearted way, it’s actually a… Read More Disability: Challenging the Zebra