Top Disability Bloggers
Posted by Thomas Bynde on June 22, 2018
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With the rise of social media, there’s also been a rise in bloggers with topics ranging from video games and books, to makeup and fashion. In this blog post, we’ve included our ten favourite bloggers who all post about their lives with a disability, advice to others and tips on accessibility or cosmetics! So, in no particular order, here they are:
Emma is a Scottish blogger who posts about her life in a wheelchair, with plenty of handy tips and advice on the most accessible places around the globe. With a love for live music and travelling to various countries, Emma writes reviews on locations like concert venues and hotels to help other wheelchair users get inspired to start travelling! You can check out a recent blog contribution Emma did with us here.
Stumbling In Flats
Barbara’s blog about her life with MS takes the form of an online diary, with posts ranging from serious medical tips to hilarious anecdotes! Living in Wales with her son – “The Teenager” – and a cat, Barbara posts about her experiences studying and managing her life with MS, as well as having a book published about her life. Barbara contributed a great post to us recently, which you can read here.
Emily is a fashion blogger, journalist and Masters Degree student who aims to challenge the misconceptions in society about visually impaired people. Living with Septo Optic Dysplasia, Emily blogs about her life with limited vision and her love for fashion, which has inspired her to banish the myths surrounding visually impaired individuals in the fashion industry!
My Blurred World
Elin is a beauty blogger and Trainee Community Development assistant for the RNIB, who blogs about her experiences as someone living with a vision impairment. In her blog, Elin gives beauty advice to her readers from the perspective of a visually impaired individual, and provides tips on how to be confident and embrace your disability. Check out this great contribution from Elin on our blog here!
Life of a Blind Girl
Holly’s blog focuses on her experiences with Retinopathy of Prematurity, from the perspective of a visually impaired blogger, as well as handy tips and advice to her readers. You’ll find excellent reviews of mobility aids that Holly finds useful, as well as her experiences at live music venues and how public transport needs to be adapted better. Holly also wrote a fantastic blog post for us, read it here!
A PFFD Journey
In her blog, Amy posts about her life living with Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency and her experiences as an amputee. Amy states that her aim is to provide advice for parents whose children have been diagnosed with PFFD, and to offer an insight into her life growing up with a physical disability. She also offers advice on how to build up self-confidence in society, and wrote an excellent post for us about her life!
The Bimblers consist of Rob (the writer) and Bridget (the inspiration) who blog about their experiences with accessible travel and provide handy advice on the best place to visit, from the perspective of a wheelchair user. Bridget, who lives with Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis, inspired Rob to document their journeys together and review their more cultural holidays!
From Sarah Lex
Sarah’s excellent blog has a perfect mixture of health experiences with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and beauty and cosmetics reviews! On her site, you’ll be sure to find plenty of interesting posts varying from her experiences as a mobility scooter user, to what hair products she’s currently using. Sarah also featured in BBC Three’s video on “Things Not To Say To A Wheelchair User” which you can view here.
When Tania Talks
Tania is a lifestyle blogger who posts about her health, beauty advice and what it’s like to live with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Her makeup tips are unique in that they are directed to readers who, like Tania, may have numerous allergies and want to find the perfect product! Tania is also the founder of “Spoonie Speak“, a Twitter chat that encourages users living with chronic conditions to interact with each other.