Greetings readers, Welcome back to the blog! Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is an international awareness day to raise awareness on challenges faced by people with disabilities, and of course, this work is important not just for today, but for every day. The COVID-19 pandemic has a lot of our lives… Read More Accessibility Challenges in Times of Pandemic
Hello Everyone, Today’s blog post is inspired by an original video I saw on YouTube, made by Jubilee, you can watch the full video here. Many other YouTubers also made similar videos like this, which if you like, you can search it up on YouTube as well. But, since I don’t do YouTube, and I… Read More Do All Blind People Think The Same?
Greetings readers, Welcome back to the blog! It’s time for celebration! What celebration, you ask? Well, I’ve been a white cane user for 5 years, and that my friend, is worth celebrating! Five years ago, and after needing nearly a month of Orientation and Mobility training with an orientation and mobility instructor- an O&M instructor… Read More 5 Things Learned from Using a White Cane for 5 Years
Greetings readers, Welcome back to the blog! September is the usual back-to-school season, whether you’re an elementary school student or you’re in university. Because of this, I thought what a perfect opportunity to share with all of you, my experiences of being a disabled student, both in the mainstream school system (from grade one to… Read More Disabled in Mainstream Schools and in Higher Education
Greetings readers, Welcome back to the blog! Needless to say, the Covid-19 pandemic changed all of our lives. None of us saw 2020 coming, at least not in this way, and yet, here we are. Believe it or not, it’s been 6 months plus one day since the World Health Organization officially declared Covid-19 a… Read More Disabled and Living Through a Pandemic
Greetings readers, Welcome back to the blog! Wearing a mask in public in 2020 has been a part of the new normal for (a lot of) us. Why? Because we’re in a pandemic, a global health crisis that changed all of our lives and disrupted our daily routines. We weren’t prepared for this, but it’s… Read More Why Wearing a Mask in 2020 is In My Favour?