Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month – an occasion designed to end stigmas, raise awareness and encourage others to accept people living with disabilities as a natural, beautiful part of human diversity. It also coincides with the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signing in 1990 – a major movement that you can learn more […]

Rare Disease Day 2019

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective is to raise awareness for all rare diseases and the impact they have on patients’ lives. Whilst also prompting researchers, universities, students, companies, policymakers, and clinicians to do more research and to make them aware of the importance of […]

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Did you know that October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month? A month dedicated to highlighting some ways in which the Autonomic Nervous System can malfunction, including Dysautonomia! Trigger Warning – As this post is aimed at raising awareness, I wanted to showcase some of the debilitating symptoms caused by Dysautonomia using raw images. They are certainly not the most […]

Wheelchair Positivity

Being dependent on the use of a wheelchair is not easy. Whether it’s a physical or mental barrier, there is always something we must overcome. But for anyone who needs to hear this – I promise it’s not all that bad! So instead of focusing on the negatives, here are five positives to being a […]