Hey folks! In late August I needed to get a Criminal Record Check (CRC). I had applied to be a volunteer. Part of the requirements of volunteering is a clean criminal record! I don't have any arrests, charges or even a parking ticket! Phew! Yet, I had a bit of a hurdle in getting the … Continue reading The Situation at the Police Station
Here is an interesting article! Link is, again, below! 11 Ways You Treat Adults With Disabilities Like Children Without Even Knowing It An adult with a disability is still an adult Johnathan Cilia Adults with disabilities in general, and those with developmental disabilities in particular, are often treated like children, or in similar undignified terms. … Continue reading 11 ways
Hey friends! What is your Superpower? Something that you are very skilled at... Are you a grade 10 science teacher? Are you a woman? Are you a cross-country truck driver? Can you turn heaps of used and old household utensils into art? Are you a Dad? How about a nurse? Or even a lowly, underpaid, … Continue reading What’s your superpower?
Hello folks! Yesterday, I made Jello. Such an easy task yes? You've all made it! Simplicity! Dissolve jello powder into boiling water, pour into containers, chill for 3 hours, enjoy! This could be the simplest thing to make. I made two different kinds: Raspberry and Cherry! Really cool! However, I want to showcase the situation … Continue reading The Jello Incident
Hey, I've been thinking about something... Drivers around the world are really amazing. Driving a vehicle is a talent, a skill, many people take for granted. There are many skills that need to be mastered in order to be a good driver. Here is my list of top skills, understand, I do not drive at … Continue reading Multitasking
Hello everyone! Do you like it when people grab your arm on a crowded bus? Would you be upset if someone slapped your backside on a subway? Are you going to let a stranger grab your baby's stroller? Would you be happy if someone casually stroked your cane while sitting at a bus stop? I … Continue reading Get your hands off my walker!
Why London's subway system leaves so many disabled people without a ride. CBC posted an article regarding the barriers people with disabilities face while trying to get around London's Underground subway system. I was there in that huge city in 2000. A trip of a lifetime! I'd like to tell you some of my experiences … Continue reading Getting around London, UK