Category: Living With Parkinson’s

Vocalising

A year or two ago, I attended Speech Therapy sessions. Parkinson’s has an effect on voice strength; often weakening a voice to a very quiet level. That, along with difficulty managing saliva (sorry, I know that’s not nice but yes…people with Parkinson’s often dribble) and the added difficulty […]

Preventing the Unnecessary

“Disability is articulated as a struggle, an unnecessary burden that one must overcome to the soundtrack of a string crescendo.  But disabled lives are multi-faceted – brimming with personality, pride, ambition, love, empathy and wit.” – Sinead Burke.        Today my, largely, hidden disability became more […]

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