As an able bodied person I take a lot of things for granted. I get out of bed in the morning without thinking, make breakfast, get my son ready for nursery, get dressed, brush my teeth etc. I work from home, so flit between my studio and childcare as well as housework almost seemlessly – things come naturally. When I’m ill, like I have been recently, it’s a different story and tasks are a lot harder to acheive, but I get better and things return to normal. But what if I felt like that everyday? What if everyday had to be a constant challenge?
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I love a good rant and I’ve been chuckling away to this short series from Peter White where he explores some of the things which get up his nose about blindness. The four programmes include The Countryside, Holidays, Being Introduced to Other Blind People and Going Slowly and offer a great insight of what it’s like to be blind.
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For many people Christmas is a wonderful celebration, but we all know that for families with specialist care needs, the change of routine can make it a challenging time of year. So we’ve compiled some festive tips and ideas to help you manage your stress levels this Christmas.
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