Watching The Last Leg with Adam Hills (you can watch the episode on iVew) last night I realized I hadn’t really investigated the word “Ablism” before. I had heard of it, but I hadn’t really thought it would be applicable to me. However, when I came across this from HERE, it blew my mind. Since…… Continue reading Ablism – What Is It?
I’ve been quiet for a couple of months because I was gearing up for two operations and they ended up being just under a month apart. Then after the second op I got bronchitis which I’m still getting over but I’m much better than I was thanks to some superdooper antibiotics. Thanks to my Neurologist…… Continue reading A Life-Changer Procedure
If you look at me from the outside You might assume she just sits at her computer achieving nothing, Looking at my spamsing body You might be fooled into assuming this, And I don’t make a contribution to the society… This couldn’t be further from the truth. ‘ Even though I have had more bad…… Continue reading Looking From The Outside
I think when you become a certain age and if you’re finding what you love to do as a profession, you have to force to think “am I enjoying this still? ” Last month I turned the big 4-0! I feel fortunate to be here. Forty years ago on the 10th of October I fought…… Continue reading New Possibilities
I met Sarah Solomon through a recent session to set up Eric Toddler (a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 connected to my Intelligaze Eyegaze camera (with Grid3, which I don’t love at the moment). Anyway, Sarah and I get along very well and have been chatting on Facebook about things. Yesterday Sarah shared with me a…… Continue reading An Occupational Therapist’s Unique Story
Eric and I first met each other in February 2010! Using my eyes to type was something I had actually envisioned about for many years, even before “eyegaze systems” were invented. So when I trialled an Intelligaze from Alea Technologies supplied by Zyteq suddenly my whole life changed! Soon after buying Eric through fundraising, I…… Continue reading Eric and I