Lifelong learning

Happy new AACademic year 2023. the 0 is a globe held in the air with a teachers hat on top. The background is dark green and the writing white chalk.

AACademic New Year

September in England marks the return to school, colleges and higher educational establishments for a new academic year. It might feel daunting to have an AAC user in your sessions. ...

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Using AAC at home. Courtyard garden with planting

Using AAC at home

Using AAC at home and in the wider community has to be a real goal in my mind.  Schools are reactive environments for many children who use AAC, answering questions...

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Beth Moulam, GB Boccia Paralympian 2020. Beth sits in power chair delivering a boccia training session. She has her communication aid, known as an AAC device, mounted on the front of her chair. Beth wears white trainers, navy bottoms and a red GB top. Beth is also wearing glasses.. The sports hall floor is blue and in the foreground is the hand of a player who has thrown a blue boccia ball onto the court. Beth has retired from boccia but life never stands still she is still involved in delivery of the sport.

Moving forward with AAC: Life never stands still

I'm moving forward with AAC, life never stands still. Are you like me?  Finding that things in life constantly evolve? Following my decision to retire from elite boccia I’ve been...

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Beth Moulam CP Athlete with GB at Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

I might look disabled to others, but as the saying goes don’t judge a book by its cover. Just because I’m surrounded every time we meet by technology does not...

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Beth Moulam Paralympian at The Vale Primary School leading assembly on dreams, hard work and resilience.

Marching on

My last blog post was about stepping back from boccia and retiring as an elite athlete. I’ve known for a long time what I wanted to do when I had...

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Beth Moulam, girl in red and white t shirt, looking at books sat in wheelchair, world book day

World Book Day and developing literacy

In celebration of world book day, I thought I'd do a developing literacy post.  Without the ability to read then the world of written books remains inaccessible. Literacy is a...

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Young woman with cerebral palsy in power wheelchair entering a shop

Occupational Therapy Week

OOOh, this has apparently been Occupational Therapy week and I am immediately reminded of the lovely Jenny.  She was my OT from way back. I think from when I was...

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Beth Moulam, graduate University of York, boccia player at university of york, releasing ball, with ramp assistant

University of York Alumni Voices

It was a pleasure to be interviewed by Thea from the University of York Alumni Voices recently. This was for an online article about my time at the University of...

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