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Month: August 2017

History of disability – How people with a disability were treated by society?

History of disability – How people with a disability were treated by society?

History of disability – something that interested me Australia is celebrating the Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week during September 4 – 10 2017. Recently I read that┬ápeople experiencing a SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) before World War II were likely to have died. The medical knowledge of SCI was lacking, and then scores of soldiers experienced these injuries. That prompted research into the care for people suffering SCI. An example of how good can come out of bad.I wondered about the…

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Disability Book Project – ‘MY disABILITIES’ – an exciting new book project

Disability Book Project – ‘MY disABILITIES’ – an exciting new book project

Disability Book Project introduction To help with my own memoir, I read over 25 books. With the except of a few, they didn’t share what it is like living with a disability. I commenced a disability book project entitled “MY disABILITIES” with the vision “To encourage people with a disability, and to improve the knowledge and understanding of disability in the community”. The website is www.my-dis-abilities.com. The launch date is Friday 1 September 2017. Share your challenges, experiences, stories, and…

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