Tag: accessibility

Times I got it wrong about disability

Times I got it wrong about disability

I didn’t really find my way to the disabled community until I was in college. Towards the tail end of it, even. In high school, I was online heavily like every other teenager, but I didn’t seek out people like me. To be honest, I […]

Why I quit my job

Why I quit my job

After job hunting for nearly two years, I honestly couldn’t explain to you the feeling of relief that washed over me when I heard that someone wanted to hire me. Like, I almost didn’t even believe it. It took weeks for it to fully sink […]

Why I wish I could redo my college years

Why I wish I could redo my college years

When I graduated from high school, I wasn’t excited about college. I was just excited to be done with high school. While my classmates and friends would excitedly chatter about which university they’d been accepted to, I’d stay quiet and smile. I didn’t have the […]

My life at the moment – 2.10.19

My life at the moment – 2.10.19

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope that you’re having a good weekend and not too stressed about work tomorrow. How about a little catch up? A few months ago, my brother got a job and we decided to go out to celebrate. It was my mom […]

What happens when you can’t use your wheelchair?

What happens when you can’t use your wheelchair?

The past several months have been unrelentingly stressful because of my little old wheelchair breaking down. It started in the summer. I’d stop driving for a moment, and then the next time I’d go to move – I couldn’t. The lights on the small control […]

Is online activism a thing?

Is online activism a thing?

A big part of activism is going to marches and protests, or simply getting out and talking to people to spread whatever message it is that you’re trying to help. But when you’re disabled, that’s not always possible. I’ve seen a lot of people discuss […]

5 things to know when getting accommodations in school

5 things to know when getting accommodations in school

When I look back on my years at school, I’m mostly just amazed that I survived waking up at 5 am every day and was a functional human being by 7. I have no idea how I managed that, and I do not envy kids […]

It’s okay to be angry

It’s okay to be angry

Last week, I wrote a small thread on Twitter. I was frustrated because it’d been a hard week. My wheelchair needs repaired, and insurance had denied it because I was already denied LAST YEAR. Yeah, that was literally their reasoning. “We already said no, stop […]

Tips for traveling with a disability

Tips for traveling with a disability

If I could tick just one thing off my bucket list, it’d be to travel. I’ve always daydreamed about going on an adventure, looking out a plane window to see fluffy white clouds, and exploring countries I’d only seen on tv. Every time my friends or […]

Escape Artists: Is it accessible? | Escape Room Review!

Escape Artists: Is it accessible? | Escape Room Review!

I’m originally from a small town in Pennsylvania where basically nothing ever happened and there was nothing fun nearby to do. Needless to say, I was pretty stoked when I moved to Florida. Suddenly I was so close to a city and tons of places […]