Motivation. What drives you. It's the reason you do something and why you care to do it. Motivation is an important key to perseverance. It is the end that justifies the means, especially when the means are sometimes not easy or pleasant.When working with a physiotherapist during your recovery from an injury, or when...Read more
About: Layla Guse Salah
Layla Guse Salah is a writer, public speaker and advocate for people with disabilities. Born with cerebral palsy, she is known for expressing strong opinions that challenge current notions and attitudes surrounding public awareness of disability. She aims to educate, inform and entertain; hoping to open people’s minds every step of the way.
Recent Posts by Layla Guse Salah
I have never felt disabled. I know I am disabled and feeling it and its physical effects are not what I’m contesting. I’m not delusional. I know I have a disability. I’m not ashamed of it either. I have always felt, possibly irrationally, as a child and even now as an adult like an able-bodied...Read more
My childhood and adolescence was peppered with physiotherapy. I didn’t spend Saturdays as a teen sleeping in – I was at physiotherapy, preparing for my patience to be tested. Specifically, I was at physiotherapy to address my standing posture and functional walking ability (aka gait).I have cerebral palsy, and I walked with my left foot...Read more
When I was in high school, my friends and I almost never ate lunch in the cafeteria; everyone I hung out with lined the hallway floors. Sometimes, if I was feeling up to a little discomfort, I’d get out of my customized wheelchair and sit on the floor with them –it was nice to get...Read more
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