Cerebral Palsy Bloggers: World CP Day 2020
I know this isn't an exhaustive list, but here are a few notable people to get you started!
Carrie-Ann LightleyCarrie-Ann is one of the UK's leading accessibility travel bloggers. She shares accessibility reviews, disability travel guides and wheelchair travel tips.
Mum Making LemonadeMum Making Lemonade is written by Ruth. The blog has documented the experience of Elin, her daughter, who has Cerebral Palsy.
Not so Terrible PalsyGeorgia Vine is a 20-year-old occupational therapy (OT) student who has cerebral palsy. Her blog, Not so Terrible Palsy aims to show her lived experiences, passion for OT and positive outlook on life.
The CP DiaryFor 46 years, Ilana Estelle was unaware she was living with cerebral palsy. Her blog is the journey of her discovery which has led to her writing a book. Ilana writes almost daily as well as blog posts around health and wellbeing
We are all disabledWe are all disabled is written by Lucy Reynolds. She's a public speaker, academic researcher and advocate for disability rights. She might be new to the blogging scene, but her content is so powerful!
However, like most disabled people I experience prejudice and marginalisation from ‘normal’ society.
I am passionate about changing perceptions of disability through sharing the insights and knowledge I have gained from my PhD research and first-hand through my own experiences.
Love that MaxEllen has documented the life of her son Max. He was diagnosed with CP as a baby, and is currently high school defying all the odds. There are so many heartwarming pieces that show a family navigating the world of disability.
The Cerebral Palsy VigilanteZachary Fenell is a force to be reckoned with! As an established blogger, author and public speaker, he is has created a platform to share his experiences. His mission is to educate and dispel cerebral palsy misconceptions in a fun, engaging way.
Chloe TearDoes she sound familiar? I've written a blog for 7 years and aside from the online community, it's probably what I spend most of my time doing.
I write about my own experiences of Cerebral Palsy, as well as chronic pain and being partially sighted due to visual cortex disorder. I am particularly interested in writing about disability attitudes and the stereotypes I may be faced on a daily basis.
My blog strives to share what it is like to be a disabled young person navigating the world of education, employment and life in general!
I don't know about you, but I love seeing other people who are using social media for good. Not everyone has to share their story, but I'm glad these people have.
Which CP bloggers would you add? Do you find it helpful to hear their experiences? Let us know in the comment below!