• Ali Isaac

The Politics of Walking | An Update

Updated: Mar 11

Today, Carys’s walking frame was sent home from school with a note saying, “We don’t need this at school any more, we don’t use it.”


In other words, in the week and a half since I took the Walkolong into school, Carys is walking so well in with it, that she doesn’t need the standard issue walker her physiotherapist has insisted on for over six years.


I wonder what the politics of this are


I think you can guess how I’m feeling right now, which is just as well, because I couldn’t express it in words if I tried.

#walker #CFC #walkingaid #specialneeds #learningtowalk #physiotherapy #disability #CardiofaciocutaneousSyndrome #Walkolong #Carys

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I recently graduated from Maynooth University with a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History with a Special Interest in Irish Cultural Heritage. Here is where I write about my passions...

 

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