Archive for: October 2017

Disability Life
The Late Effects Of Polio
24th October 2017
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So what are the late effects of polio (aka post-polio syndrome)? In a nutshell, Mr polio knocks twice! The first time he comes around, he totally messes you up, or should I be using the F-word? The extent to which you get messed up depends on how lucky or unlucky you are. Some people get […]
Being Black Disability
“The Double Whammy of being Black and Disabled”
3rd October 2017
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The Equality Act’s aim is to protect individuals who fall into the following categories: age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity. I’ve often joked that because I fall into two of the above categories, life should be a breeze. Positive discrimination ought to work […]