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Rotary & End Polio Now
15th November 2018
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Rotary, through its End Polio Now campaign, has done a lot of work to rid the world of polio forever. It has been partnered in this campaign by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This campaign has been so successful that as of November 2018 only three countries still have cases of polio. These are […]
Disability
Being disabled is easy
5th December 2017
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Being disabled is easy. It is society that makes it hard. As a physically disabled individual it’s fair to society that the “able-bodied” society struggle to fully accept me just as I am. Recently someone shared that “Society accepts physical disability, for example, those in wheelchairs but still struggle to accept those with mental illnesses.” […]
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 […]
Business Disability
In Support of the Disability Confident Campaign
15th June 2014
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In Support of the Disability Confident Campaign
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