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The background of getting asked for ID when you have a severe disability

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July11
For any middle aged adult the sense of getting IDed has become almost a compliment in our appearance. Personally, as a nonverbal wheelchair user this concept interestingly has the opposite effect for me, to a point it’s almost an insult. To provide you with a bit more background into this statement, I’m Gretta, I’m 33 and I have been a nonverbal wheelchair user since I was born. I was also brought up in the little area called the Hawkesbury. As it was the nineties I had the unique opportunity to grow up as the most severely disabled person in my…

Living with endo and other invisible disabilities, tips how to speak up

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June27
My name is Sevinc MacCue-Mayall and I live with Cerebral Palsy, Endometriosis and Overactive Bladder Syndrome. We aren’t going to get into my actual disability in this article, rather than a few comments on how the other conditions that I have affect me much more than my Cerebral Palsy. Endometriosis is an often-painful condition in which tissue that is similar to the inner lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus. It often affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining the pelvis. Rarely, endometriosis growths may be found beyond the area where pelvic organs are located. It has…

Green thumbs leads to happy hearts!

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June25
Gardening is a fun hobby that anyone can enjoy, no matter your age or ability. As an aged care and NDIS provider, we love seeing our clients spend time in nature while improving their health and wellbeing. Here’s a quick look at how gardening can improve your quality of life, plus some tips to help you get started. Gardening boosts your health Gardening is a great way to get some exercise, and the best part is that it can be adapted to suit different needs and abilities. Activities such as planting, watering, weeding and pruning can help improve motor skills,…

Growing Up With my Unknown Dyslexia

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June21
Looking at my life over the last decade, I can easily say I am both proud and  shocked of what my life is like now. Honestly, looking back to when I was about 10, becoming an writer even a business owner didn’t cross my mind as being in my future one day. You see, around this time myself, my teachers and my family realised that I had vision difficulties. This was a shock mainly to me because up until then I thought I was doing fine with my education and was loving school. Despite this, I do remember struggling with…

Living with a invisible disability (what i’ve learned since my brain injury)

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June14
It’s normal to feel inadequate. That doesn’t mean its good. We live in a world where we’re inundated with glossy, smiling photos of what’s presented as other people’s ‘lives’. How can we do anything but feel inferior by comparison? Now imagine seeing all these happy people, people doing happy things and knowing you can’t ever be included in these activities because they aren’t accessible to you. While I’ll credit where credit is due- society is slowly adapting a more and more diverse representation of different body types and abilities. Which goes a long way to including people who aren’t normally…

10 Ways to Stay Active in Winter

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May03
Finding it hard to get out of bed with the cold weather? Need a good rainy day activity? As winter fast approaches, moving your body can be a challenge. But with a bit of creativity and planning, there are plenty of enjoyable activities that can help you stay active, healthy, and engaged during the colder months. Here are ten ways people with disability can stay active during winter. Perhaps you’d like to add your own! 1.  Explore nature walks in your local area. Put on your warmest clothes and head out to explore your local area. Many parks and nature…

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