This is the voice of what I believe to be one strong, and very courageous young woman. As a “partner” living with a disability, I can relate to her struggles in many ways. She has a gift for writing, and honestly sharing her story with others.
Curious to know what life is like as a teenager in a wheelchair?
When I go outside, most of the people in wheelchairs that I see are either elderly or adults, and there don’t seem to be many blogs out there on the internet about how experiencing normal teen issues like puberty and school can be like for someone who is in a wheelchair. Therefore, The Wheelchair Teen is about my life as a black, disabled teenager growing up in a foreign country surrounded by predominantly able-bodied people. (For those who don’t know, ‘able-bodied’ is a term that refers to everyone who isn’t disabled) I hope I will be able to provide a new, unique perspective of teen life to a lot of people, but I also hope other wheelchair teens will be able to relate to some of the issues I’ve noticed and the personal experiences I will be…
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