My 2018 in review

  2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all my achievements, activities and… Continue reading My 2018 in review

10 Disability Horror Stories

“It’s the most scariest time of the year, with the kids trick or treating and monsters appearing that will bring us to fear, it’s the most scariest time of the year! 👻💀☠️🤡👽👾🧟‍♂️🧛‍♂️👿🧙‍♂️🎃” Yes Halloween is here again but it isn’t all about ghosts, vampires, zombies and monsters. Just trying to live a daily life as… Continue reading 10 Disability Horror Stories

5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Wednesday 10th October 2018 was World Mental Health Day. Currently 450 million people worldwide suffer with mental health problems and it has been known to effect famous people too including Gary Lightbody, Ant McPartlin, Robin Williams and Chester Bennington.   To mark the occasion and raise awareness, I want to share factors that cause mental… Continue reading 5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

10 fun accessible game and activity apps for disabled people (28/05/2018)

For the bank holiday, we’ve rounded up 10 fun accessible apps and activity games for people of all abilities. It includes apps suitable for blind people, those with dexterity issues and learning difficulties — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/05/10-fun-accessible-game-and-activity-apps/ Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow me on Twitter @P94Emma, follow me on Pinterest or use the Contact Form.… Continue reading 10 fun accessible game and activity apps for disabled people (28/05/2018)

6 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques

Last week I shared my story of conquering my mental health by having Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a talking therapy that helps change your thoughts and behaviours to be more positive. This week, I want to share some of the skills and techniques I learnt throughout my treatment and advise others on how to deal… Continue reading 6 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques