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Aphasia… have you heard of it?

Aphasia… have you heard of it?

Comment by Alan Hewitt Have you heard of aphasia? A communication difficulty? No? Don’t worry! In a 2020 aphasia awareness survey 93% of people haven’t heard of aphasia or even identify it as a language disorder *. The identification ‘split’ is not down to numbers....
Disability and the power of animals.

Disability and the power of animals.

Comment by Barbara of Hoofprints Miniature Haven  Animals are nonjudgemental and forgive whatever they have had done to them. They do not discriminate on anything. ANIMALS bring happiness, laughter, peace, and friendship to everyone and anyone. ANIMALS bring people...
We need to change the way we talk about dyslexia..

We need to change the way we talk about dyslexia..

Comment by Stephen Mccue I see a lot of information on social media informing us in the dyslexic community that dyslexia is a gift. The majority of dyslexics (those who have actually received an assessment) do not see dyslexia as a gift. Only around 19% of adult...
who cares when I die?

who cares when I die?

I have just come back from a walk, so what you say, it was on my own, me time! I am two years off seventy and I am still wondering if I will have a life of my own. Why? because I am a carer, albeit a distance one now, so the label says! But I don’t regret it a bit...