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By: Daniella Jade Lowe ‘Disability equals diversity not disadvantage.’ To highlight this message, the UN has marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities since 1992, to spread the word on disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. The day also aims to draw attention to the […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe Self employment is a form of independence for the disabled. Self employment is a form of freedom and self reliance. Many people like the idea of working for themselves because they have no one to be held accountable to. However, there are many challenges to self employment, especially for a person […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe Voting with a disability can be quite a tedious but rewarding experience. We often suffer marginalised politics for a marginalised people. The Electoral Voting Commission in the UK offers Accessible Voting for all. They endorse voting through accessibility videos: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/accessible-voting-for-all. First of all, you must register to vote, but only once […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe Housing and assisted living can be quite scarce for people with disabilities. Most times people with disabilities live with family where they rely on parents for support. While living with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, I’ve had the privilege of living in two separate countries, which means I’ve had two separate homes. […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe Danny was a young Para-Superhero. Nobody had seen or even heard of a neurodiverse superhero. He had an adaptive costume for all occasions. His wheelchair was faster than the speed of lightning. Being born as a Para-Superhero, made Danny quite the ‘oddball.’ He was birthmarked to defy genetic dispositions. He demanded […]

By: Daniella Jade Lowe In this article, my friend and I are going to share our experiences in dealing with both mental and physical disability in the school. Dealing with physical disability in my life has been interesting and quite a learning experience for my family and I. My educational career has been interesting because […]