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Disabled Voices Online: Interview with Nicola from View from a Walking Frame

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This is another disabled voices online interview, which is actually quite long, as we had a really in depth chat about blogging, youtube and being a disabled writer. This week’s interviewee is Nicola Golding from the blog View from a Walking Frame.

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#invisiblydisabledlookslike challenges misconceptions about disability

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At the end of Invisible Disabilities week in October, Annie Segarra began a hashtag encouraging Twitter users to share their experiences of invisible disabilities using the hash tag #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike.

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My PC Setup

picture shows a man sat at a computer. There are two screens and a tablet in view with lots of wires, printer, keyboard and mouse. A game seems to be on one screen and computer desktop on the other

Hello, my name is Henry Wright, I’m 23 and I’ve got a rare disability called Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T).

I like playing International Snooker with my dad, while I am playing I’ve got Steam & TeamSpeak 3 Opened. I used to have 3 monitors but I had to say bye to a monitor to make space for a Printer. Planning to go mobile with my gaming on the windows surface tablet….Stay tuned for my next blog post.

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Disabled Voices Online: Interview with Sylvia from Love Disfigure

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This week, we have an interview with Sylvia Mac, a lady who is actively trying to fight the stereotypes around beauty and physical disabilities, primarily through her site Love Disfigure.

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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017

Image shows word "Dyslexia" created where each letter is made up of pictures of people. Above this image in plain text is "Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from 2nd October in England Ireland and Wales. This year's theme is the "positive about dyslexia".

This week 2 to 8 October 2017, it’s Dyslexia Awareness Week. This year, the theme is Positive about Dyslexia. This is particularly important, because as with all other disabilities, people often perceive dyslexia as a negative thing.

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