Like how Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin are meant to represent every single Australian, mainstream television and film have their own stereotypes for blind people. These stereotypes have, naturally, perpetuated many myths about blind people and blindness which are far from true. In this post, I’ll be doing my best to debunk some of these … Continue reading 6 Common Myths About Blind People Debunked.
Mobile phones have changed in the last fifteen years, morphing from giant bricks too big for any pocket into small thin devices that can be compared to pocket computers. Buttons were replaced with touch screens, bluetooth became a thing and headphone ports were removed completely or swapped out for newer, better options. Along with the … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite Apps.
guest postThis is a guest post from my dear friend Gabbi Corbett, who has written for the blog previously. She is here with a bit of a philosophical post which falls into the category of disability advocacy. Happy reading, Jaidie. Ain't It Time For Change?I bet a lot of you haven't heard of Michel Foucault. … Continue reading Guest Post: Ain’t it Time for Change?
Today, I went to a doctor’s surgery I’ve not been to before as I’ve recently moved. During my appointment with the doctor, several comments were made which left me feeling rather uncomfortable. I left the appointment feeling rather disappointed and must say that I will not be returning. 1. The white cane that I carry … Continue reading It starts with Discussion
Like works of art in a gallery, the internet provides us with many forms of visual content. When presented with images with an element of cuteness, people are able to laugh and coo with ease. Whenever i browse the internet, i am forced to avoid such content as i can not see it. As i … Continue reading Picture this.
It's a beautiful brisbane morning. The sun is out, the birds are making their presence known through bird song and not a cloud can be seen in the beautiful blue sky. While sitting down to enjoy my morning coffee I received a call from a friend who was accepting an invite to lunch i had … Continue reading Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.
No You can't heal me, and it doesn't make me a super hero
I like to have some kind of plan for what I post here on the blog. While there is no particular theme and post topics do vary, I believe it is still good to plan. I have plans for a future post where i highlight the sort of negative comments people with disabilities like myself … Continue reading Call For Disability related Comments