Functional Electrical Stimulation is changing my life

Functional Electrical Stimulation

Over the last 5 years my walking has slowly become worse. The day after my car accident I felt a heaviness in my right leg. I needed just a little more effort to use it, and it tired quickly. This weight has grown since then, and it now feels like Continue Reading

A Delicate Subject – Disabled Toilets

A Delicate Subject

This post was going to be an information piece about disabled toilets, and the way we should build them. However, in my research, and chatting on Twitter, I have found there are standards (Irish Standards) in place. These even look well thought out, and the Irish Wheelchair Association has prepared Continue Reading

Disabled Drivers and Climate Change

Disabled parking

In the last few days the government of Ireland announced its goals in tackling Climate Change. They ranged from the use of plastics to home insulation, all to reduce the damage we are doing to the environment. One area of interest to me is transport, especially for those of us Continue Reading

Excluded, and alone, the Irish government wants this for me.

Excluded, and alone, the Irish government wants this for me

Angry doesn’t even begin to describe my emotion. Frustrated, disappointed, bewildered, and exhausted can be added to this list. What is causing me to feel this way? The policies of the Irish government, as implemented by the Department of Health, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, and the Department of Continue Reading