The Internet And Social Networks

Published November 11, 2014

Off the Internet, your social network means your group of friends and your family. So, on the Internet, social networks, or social network sites, are websites where you can keep in touch with people. Either your friends and family from off the Internet, or new people you meet on the Internet, on social network sites. I work and earn money on the Internet, so I use quite a few social network sites. My favourites, and the ones I use the most, are Facebook and Twitter. They help me keep in touch with people I don’t see in real life very […]

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My Perfect Carer

Published December 6, 2013

A carer meets a disabled person’s care needs. A personal assistant (PA) provides the support that allows a disabled person to be independent. So, maybe, we could say that our parents are our carers, because they help us with our personal needs- washing, dressing, and things like that. While a Learning Support Assistant could, these days, be thought of as a PA, because they provide support that allows disabled children to learn and participate in a classroom, as independently as possible. Some disabled people have carers who are not family members. Sometimes PAs also help with personal care needs. So, […]

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Why Is It Harder For A Disabled Person To Meet People?

Published August 7, 2013

Hi guys! This month I’m going to share my experiences of making friends with you, while trying to answer this question. As I’ve grown up, I have realised that how hard, or how easy, it has been, and will be, for me to meet new people, and make new friends, will depend on one very important thing. That is, where I look for my friends. I have realised through my own experiences of trying to make friends that of course it is harder for disabled people to meet new people. Of course, there are barriers to our social lives – […]

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Having A Disability Isn’t Going To Stop Me Achieving My Dreams

Published May 24, 2013

I’m Sarah Ismail. I’m 27. I’ve lived in London for most of my life – I love the city and am proud to call it home. I have Cerebral Palsy, which for me just means some difficulty walking. But I have good speech and as my friends will tell you, hardly shut up! I used to be a member of PACE and have always thought they do very good work. I will always support them in any way I can, which is why I’m very pleased to be one of their bloggers. I’ve always liked reading and writing and have […]

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