Volunteer Bernie discusses the challenge of buying suitable gifts for people with cerebral palsy....Read More Day to day life using AAC In my last blog I talked about my own and other people’s experiences of getting AAC equipment and support. In...Read More Is there enough communication support?
In this blog, Jill Clark looks at whether people are getting enough support with their communication devices....Read More Rachel's story - preparing for high school Preparing for high school “Rachel was very clear about the goal of her therapy – she wanted to be able to...Read More Kirsty's story Kirsty is 34. As a busy hospital doctor, she’s on her feet constantly and describes what went through her mind before...Read More Elaine - my story and returning to therapy as an adult Regular therapy can help you avoid the need for surgery “I was blessed with incredible parents. They found creative...Read More Jackie - going back to physiotherapy as an adult “I never thought about ageing I just carried on… physiotherapy even at my age has made a huge difference to how I can...Read More Melissa's story - our school and therapy experiences “It’s a battle to get her to do half an hour of physio, but she’ll do two hours of gymnastics.” Melissa’s mum...Read More Cooper's story - my advice for parents of twins Kerry is mum to Cooper and Lewis, two gorgeous boys called who are three years old, and who keep her very busy. Cooper...Read More Jack's story - our early years experience "He is becoming a lot more aware of the fact he is different. It can be difficult to answer these questions but I just...Read More Dylan's story - diagnosis and beyond “Dylan’s using parts of his brain that others might not use, he’s finding other ways.” Dylan’s mum Susan shares her...Read More Cooper's story - preparing for nursery “The therapists did things I hadn’t even thought about to help Cooper get ready for nursery.” Cooper’s mum Kerrie...Read More Ciaran's story - preparing for primary school “We were given a Novochat machine on loan, the different in Ciaran’s life in that month was amazing.” Mum Jacqui...Read More Alfie's story - the early years Alfie Ashcroft has the same interests as big brothers, Hamish and Dougal, and identical twin, Rory. Like any little...Read More Bernie’s Still Game Journey Bernie’s Still Game Journey A blog from Bernie Hunter, who talks about her connection with the hit comedy series ...Read More Accessible Accessories Accessible Accessories Bernie Hunter shares her thoughts on accessible accessories, and why it's important to be able...Read More Disability Life Hacks Disability Life Hacks In her latest blog post, Bernie Hunter share her top life hacks - those tips and tricks for...Read More World Toilet Day World Toilet Day World Toilet Day (WTD) is an official day organised by the United Nations on 19 November...Read More Why we work: being disabled and employed Why we work: being disabled and employed Some people may think that disability and employment don’t go in the...Read More What's a Neater Eater?
In the first of a series of equipment reviews, blogger Bernie tells us about the Neater Eater...Read More Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - eating and drinking Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - eating and drinking Neater Eater This piece of equipment allows me to feed...Read More Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - wheelchair accessories Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - wheelchair accessories In the third of her equipment review blogs, Bernie Hunter...Read More Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - computer equipment Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - computer equipment In her final gadget review blog, Bernie Hunter provides a...Read More Elaine Boyd - I believe I can fly! I believe I can fly! Bobath Scotland trustee, Elaine Boyd, is currently taking part in the Flying Scholarships for...Read More Elaine's journey to become a pilot Back in September, I saw a post on a cerebral palsy FaceBook page about a young lady, Bethany Cockburn, who had...Read More How I self-funded my powerchair I wanted to let you know I rely on an electric wheelchair to get about. Many years ago I was very lucky to get an old ...Read More Focus on Calvert Trust Kielder
In this week's blog, Bernie finds out about adventures and accommodation at Calvert Trust Kielder...Read More Wheelchair Dancing - A trip to Blackpool
This week Marion tells us about her experinces of wheelchair dancing...Read More AAC is now the law! As from 19 March 2018 the AAC law started, which means that every health board in Scotland must provide AAC...Read More Teen Academy Reunion: 11 April At Bobath we have been running a group called Teen Academy for many years now for one week in the summer...Read More Get on your bike
New blogger Bernie Hunter gives us an insight into what it is like to cycle with Free Wheel North...Read More Join Jill: Raising awareness and why it matters Join Jill: Raising awareness and why it matters Learn about some of Jill's experiences of getting involved to change...Read More Guest Blog: Meet Michael, from ERDA Guest Blog: Meet Michael, from ERDA In this week's blog we meet Michael McEwan, Chair of East Renewfewshire...Read More I Have A Dream
Reflections and a challenge from Andy Tomlinson as World CP Day approaches, this weekend’s longer read...Read More Marion: what I'd tell my 18 year old self This week Marion shares her experience of moving from school to adult services. Hi, its Marion here again, I wrote a...Read More Join Jill: Jill reflects on what she'd tell her 18 year old self Join Jill: Jill reflects on what she'd tell her 18 year old self 'Speak up for yourself and live life as normal as you ...Read More Teen Academy (An outside perspective from a teen who has CP) Kirsty tells us about her experience at last week's Teen Academy. I can remember when Teen Academy was in its early...Read More Join Jill: Disabled Access - Jill's been out and about in Glasgow
Jill shares her experiences of disabled access, good and bad, and asks for more Changing Places facilities....Read More Meet Kirsty; Employment
Here, Kirsty tells us about her thoughts on entering the world of work....Read More 10 Things You Should Know About My Life With Cerebral Palsy
Kirsty gives us a list of all the things you should know about her life with cerebral palsy....Read More Meet Kirsty: Music
Kirsty tells us all about her love of music and how she's overcome obstacles to pursue her passion!...Read More Meet our new blogger, Kirsty! Meet our new blogger, Kirsty! Kirsty has started volunteering with us at Bobath Scotland, and we're delighted...Read More Join Jill: Go Karting!
Join Jill as she tries out go-karting for the first time at The Experience!...Read More Join Jill - 10 things you should know about my life with cerebral palsy 1. I can’t walk Due to having cerebral palsy I can’t walk or talk, but does that stop me? NO! I am in a...Read More Join Jill - My Skiing Experience
Today Jill tells us about her experience of skiing with the team from Disability Snowsports at Xscape....Read More Join Jill - Girl Guides Join Jill - Girl Guides In honour of World Thinking Day, Jill tells us about her experience of being a part of the...Read More Employment as a disabled person - Claudia's Story Employment as a disabled person - Claudia's Story Following Jill's blog on her experience of trying to gain employment ...Read More Employment as a disabled person Employment as a disabled person Today, Jill shares with us her experience of trying to gain employment when you...Read More How do I speak to someone who uses AAC? How do I speak to someone who uses AAC? We’ve asked two bloggers, Jill and Claudia, to share with us some...Read More