AAC Awareness

Beth Moulam, girl using power chair, cerebral palsy, glider, life is an adventure

Life is an adventure

I’ve been having adventures every day of my life for as long as I can remember.  Sometimes they have been exciting and exhilarating or occasionally they’ve been scary.  Some we...

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A new look

I'm getting excited, on Tuesday this week after months of work I will be relaunching my website. It has a whole new look but still with a focus on lived...

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How I communicate

I was doing some work on my website and found this video made 'some time' ago. It is about how I communicate. These days I often refer to myself as...

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Beth Moulam with cerebral palsy, wearing green. Augmentative and Alternative Communication user, AAC, deaf

Pathways to Leadership Webinar

I'm delighted to have been invited as a panellist for the ISAAC Pathways to Leadership webinar which took place on Monday 21 September, 2020 at 8pm GMT The LEAD committee...

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Learning to say No!

Everyone likes to be liked, and for some people it seems that saying no is harder than for others. In the past I’ve been made to feel bad, that saying...

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Appointing a team leader, or not!

Whilst I lived at home, then with only a handful of teenagers supporting me one at a time, it wasn’t necessary to have a team leader.  I’ve now experienced 4...

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Personality matters – recruiting personal assistants

I mentioned in my blog in June about the importance of having positive relationships with personal assistants. The recruitment process is key to making a good appointment.  It is not...

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Starting university with a team of personal assistants

This is the second in a series of 4 posts about employing my own team. Having had personal assistants in my life for 7 years when I went to university...

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Beth Moulam woman with cerebral palsy, learning to relax when leading a team.

Employing personal assistants as a teenager

My first personal assistant was employed using direct payments from Social Services when I was 12 years old. In hindsight the decision on who to employ was actually quite easy,...

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