As many of us know, the world has some pretty strange perceptions of disabled people. We merely leave our homes and go out into the world and we find people who want to treat us differently or be unhelpful. So, I wanted to talk to you about the importance of knowing other people with disabilities.
Have you ever tried googling what dyslexia is? Well, I have and the most useful result that comes up on the first page, is an NHS page that tells you about what symptoms in small children suggest they have dyslexia.
Royal visit to Stockport-based charity highlights vital role technology plays in supporting disabled children and adults
His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited The Aidis Trust yesterday (Monday 17th October 2016) to see how it provides vital support for disabled people of all ages, enabling them to benefit from and be empowered by the latest computing technologies.
Oddly this week has not just one significance, but two. First of all, it’s Dyslexia Awareness Week, a great opportunity for all organisations involved in dyslexia to promote awareness of the condition and secondly, it’s Guide Dogs week, where Guide Dogs raise money for continuing the services they run. So here’s a quick overview of the official info for both weeks.
In our first installment of Disabled Voices Online, we are lucky enough to be joined by Holly from the blog Life of a Blind Girl, here to tell us all about her blogging experiences.