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Placement

I’m doing my placement at the Galway Centre for Independent Living. It’s a great place the offer some great services. The Independent Living Movement came about because of the disability rights movement in the US, which started in the 1960s. Ed Roberts was a quadriplegic who dealt with discrimination. His [Read more…]

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And we’re back…

Here I am starting my second year at university. After completing last year I officially get a certificate in Social Care. A certificate that essentially doesn’t mean a lot if I want to take this career further. I’m still trying to arrange a placement. My placement last term was cut [Read more…]

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Exams

I’ve never been too good with taking written exams. Practical exam, where I have to show someone something, I can ace but if I have to sit and write stuff out I struggle. Due to “the rona” I’m now going to be taking exams online. Still timed, still written, but [Read more…]

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Covid

Coronavirus has ended my placement. I’m 35 hours short and don’t have all my paperwork to submit. I’ve spoken to uni and they’re okay with it and will let me know what I need to do. No idea what’ll happen to those missing hours!