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Keah Brown! The woman behind #Disabled and Cute!

  She is a disability rights activist who created the hashtag #Disabled &Cute. Which went viral in 2017. Keah went to university at Freedonia in New York and is currently a journalist and author of “The Pretty One: On life, Pop Culture, disability and other reasons to fall in love with me. ” I first found Keah Brown through Twitter and Maysoon Zayid @maysoonzayid . I had seen via Ted Talk and resonated with her as we both have cerebral palsy. Keah Brown @Keah_Maria does too. So the same yet different. Despite being disabled with the condition she does not let it define her. She uses a wheelchair as if it's a pair of comfy shoes that she can do almost anything in. In her book, Keah Brown talks about coming to terms with the condition and loving herself. Even though she may never have love in a relationship. She has the double whammy of being coloured. People would pity her but not her twin sister who does not have the condition. Jealousy and anger start within her life before

Amazon echo show! Are they worth it for the less able?

  Why use the Amazon Echo series The use of electrical equipment for ease of life is amazing. It can give the freedom of independence to those of us who have less independence. Due to lack of agility and time saving for the able-bodied. The use of the Amazon Echo series and Google dot series has started to be the norm in homes. I have a couple of amazon echo show indoors and love them. I also have the Google dot in the house but I don’t personally use them all the time. What is an Amazon Echo Show? An Amazon Echo Show is part of the Amazon Alexa system. It can show things as well as be a way of setting a timer or alarm. Listening to books through audible on there as well as perhaps watching a movie while cooking dinner. It helps with cooking too by showing a recipe step by step with pictures or even a video. There are different sizes too. I have the 10inch one in the kitchen and a 7inch one in the bedroom. Why has one? For anyone who has a disability and the inability to turn lights on