cerebral palsy

Beth Moulam, overcoming adversity in sport

Adversity in sport

Last week I was short-listed for a CP Sport award for overcoming adversity in sport.  I’m not sure who had put me up for the award and I was pleasantly...

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Beth Moulam, female with CP, BC3 boccia athlete. Wearing red GB sports kit

Levelling up the playing field

The future of boccia is changing, what we are seeing is a levelling of the playing field.  In fact, as of this week, it is a reality, we have the...

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Beth Moulam, boccia athlete at closing ceremony Tokyo 2020 with Christie Hutchings sports assistant. Wearing red and blue GB kit and masks.

Staying clean

Elite-level sport must be the only time in life when you are expected to wee in front of an absolute stranger.  It’s necessary to prove that the sample of urine...

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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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UK guidance on accessible homes

I've blogged before about why I ended up building my own home, sadly I couldn't find anything that met my needs as a power chair user. Based on my experiences...

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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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Beth Moulam woman with cerebral palsy. Wears a purple sleeveless jacket. Sat in electric power chair, in front a communication aid, AAC device is mounted on a stand at the front of the chair.

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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Beth Moulam AAC user with cerebral palsy. Flying with a personal assistant over the Great Barrier Reef

It’s all in a name: Employing personal assistants

When I started out employing personal assistants at the age of 12, as a family, we considered all of the different titles the role may be called from carer to...

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