What The Story Of Mary And Martha Teaches Us About Disability

Sometimes we find teaching hidden in hard to reach places, sometimes important teaching is in plain sight but we overlook it…  That was the case for me with the story of Mary and Martha until I took a closer look and found some great teaching for us all there about life in general, as well … Continue reading What The Story Of Mary And Martha Teaches Us About Disability

Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder/Difficulties (SPD)

What is a sensory processing disorder?  Occupational Therapist Sheilagh Blyth explains… Sensory processing (sometimes called sensory integration or SI) is a term that refers to the way the body receives and interprets messages from the senses.  Humans have a multitude of senses that help them to gather information about the world around them and people … Continue reading Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder/Difficulties (SPD)

A Candle In A Hurricane Of Hate

For many disabled people, and often for their families and other allies too, life can feel like being a candle in a hurricane of hate.  So much intolerance, vitriol and aggression to deal with every single day from a society that, generally, would rather that disabled people were not around, out of sight, disappeared.  Just … Continue reading A Candle In A Hurricane Of Hate