Asking the ‘BIG’ Disability Questions

One of my older sisters used to care for disabled children when she was younger. She once told me about a disabled child who had approached her and asked her: “Will I ever be able to get better?” My sister told me that she didn’t quite know what to say – especially since the child’s… Continue reading Asking the ‘BIG’ Disability Questions

The Sunshine Blogger Award

This is my first blogger award! And I would truly like to thank EllesUnpopularOpinions for thinking of me enough to nominate me for this great award. Even though it may have taken me a while to get to it – I still extremely appreciate the nomination. You can visit Elle’s blog by clicking on her… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

Accessibility vs. Preservation

This is just going to be a short discussion post. Instead of talking a lot, I’d like to leave room for you to join the discussion and express your own opinion in the comments below. The issue of Accessibility vs. Preservation is one that me and my family discuss every time that we go abroad… Continue reading Accessibility vs. Preservation

My First Educational Talk to Children About Disabilities!

I mentioned in an earlier post that I was preparing to give a presentation to younger students in the school about disabilities. Well – I finally did it! And, honestly, it turned out to be one of the highlights of my year. One of the primary teachers at my school approached me with the idea… Continue reading My First Educational Talk to Children About Disabilities!

‘Hanging Out’ as a Disabled Teen

‘Hanging out’ is slightly different for a disabled teenager. Whether it’s going out to places, sleeping over, or simply chilling in a park – I know that my experience will always be somewhat different from that of my friends. Today, I mostly wanted to focus on the experience of visiting other people’s houses to hang… Continue reading ‘Hanging Out’ as a Disabled Teen

How to Create Disabled Representation in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

It’s time for my first Disabled Representation Tip! This tip is going to be about creating (physical) disabled representation for science-fiction and fantasy worlds. I’m going to do three things: teach you how to make a disabled representation for such a world, tell you some things to watch out for, and then show you some… Continue reading How to Create Disabled Representation in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Introduction to: Disabled Representation Tips & Reviews

Originally, I had planned for this to be a My Nugget of Wisdom for the Week post recommending black, disabled bloggers and YouTubers to do my part in supporting the current movement. However, I was shocked to find how little of them there were out there, or at least how hard they were to find.… Continue reading Introduction to: Disabled Representation Tips & Reviews

How the Kids at School React to My Disability

School life is tough for someone like me, so one thing that I like to do to help me cope is to sort the teens at school into different categories based on how they react to me and my disability. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not judging any of them: I’m a rather shy person… Continue reading How the Kids at School React to My Disability