How is disability represented in the Netflix series ‘Special’?

Special is a Netflix original comedy series which follows the life of Ryan Hayes, a 28 year old gay man with cerebral palsy. He secures an internship at a website and moves into his first house to try live the life he wants. The story is based on the real life of Ryan O’Connell, who… Continue reading How is disability represented in the Netflix series ‘Special’?

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Emma Purcell – Disabled Blogger, Writer and Passionate Music Lover

Here is an interview I did with Wheelchair Heroes, an online community which features stories of remarkable and influencial people who use wheelchairs – Read the inspiring story of Emma Purcell and see how she has dealt with quadriplegic cerebral palsy to receive her undergraduate degree in journalism. — Read on www.wheelchairheroes.com/emma-purcell-disabled-blogger/ Like Rock For… Continue reading Emma Purcell – Disabled Blogger, Writer and Passionate Music Lover

How my disability created friendships

A few weeks ago I shared a post with the pros and cons of living with my disability. The first and most important positive thing I mentioned was the friendships I’ve made over the years: “Getting to make lifelong friends through school, theatre groups and (The occasional brilliant) carers.“ There are in fact five particular… Continue reading How my disability created friendships