Disability

Respect Me and My Wheelchair

by GEM Magazine / Sep 24, 2015 / Comments

I'd like everyone to think about wheelchairs in the following way - Just as your legs are a physical part of you, my wheelchair is a physical part of me.

Adam Pownall - When Life Went Limp

by GEM Magazine / May 30, 2015 / Comments

In a panic, my mind quickly fabricated the notion that I wasn’t going into theatre and I was actually going to die. Why else would they all look so worried? They had made up the story so I didn’t worry, but now I knew. I had caught on to their trick.

Honest To The Core - Cerebral Palsy

by GEM Magazine / Apr 18, 2015 / Comments

When we see a person with a disability, we are curious... what is it like to be them? They seem different. We may ​want ​to know, but at the same time we can feel ​afraid ​to know.