Doing research as a disabled, blind academic comes with its own challenges and benefits. I want to share my journey and experience to give others an insight into the work life of a disabled academic. Along the way I hope to bust some myths and hopefully encourage others to pursuit an academic career.
A glims into an often hidden part of sight loss: eye pain and eye headaches; and what it is like working with them. Continue reading When the world is tilting, put on sunglasses
During an unexpected hiking adventure during a research trip, my sighted guide and I were put to the test. It raises the question of independence versus interdependence and trust and teamwork. Continue reading South Africa – an unexpected hiking adventure
I travel a lot for work and often take my guide dog. While everything goes smoothly most of the times, I wanted to highlight some of those times where it didn’tContinue reading “The dog cannot go on board” – challenges when flying with a guide dog