cerebral palsy

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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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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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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