Links – Blogs I Follow

This page contains blogs and Youtube channels that I follow and recommend – many of them disability-related, but not all of them. Please also check out my other links pages about disability informationassistive technology and London.

Firstly, these are my top 10 favourite bloggers and Youtubers right now:

However, there are many more bloggers and Youtubers out there, so here’s a list of others that you may also want to check out:

  • Ability Store Blog – This blog is from a store that sells aids and gadgets to help disabled people live and enjoy their time independently. But they also post general advice for disabled people, including guest posts from disabled bloggers like myself.
  • Accessibility Insights
    Reviews and recommendations on technology and devices to assist the visually impaired.
  • All The Stations (also on YoutubeFacebook, Twitter, Instagram & Periscope)
    In May 2017, Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe from Londonist embarked on a quest to visit all 2,563 railway stations in the UK. They posted amazing documentary videos about the places they visited, giving a snapshot of the nation’s railways today. I backed them on Kickstarter and got to sponsor a station in return, which was cool!
  • Amanda Gene (also on Twitter)
    Amanda has a degree in print journalism, and writes about disability awareness, her personal life and anything else that interest her.
  • Amy MacLean (also on her website, Facebook & Twitter)
    Amy is a wonderful vlogger who reviews films and books, writes novels, and loves Harry Potter and Doctor Who.
  • Annie Segarra / Annie Elainey (also on FacebookTwitter & Tumblr)
    Annie makes great videos on issues relating to disability, chronic illness, body image, gender, LGBT+, race, and mental health, as well as posting her own creative arts work.
  • Blind Moving On (also on Twitter)
    Ashley writes a great blog about living with blindness and other aspects of her daily life.
  • Blind Not Bored (also on Twitter)
    Youtube channel by two visually impaired ladies, Mared and Megan. There are only a few videos here, but they’re worth watching.
  • The Blind Life (also on Twitter)
    Sam makes lots of great videos about assistive technology and other tips that can help make day-to-day life easier if you can’t see.
  • Bold Blind Beauty (also on Facebook & Twitter)
    Stephanie’s blog about blindness, beauty and more.
  • Caasi 619 (also on Youtube & Twitter)
    Caasi posts blogs and videos covering all sorts of topics relating to disability and various other topics.
  • Catch These Words (also on Youtube & Twitter)
    Holly posts blogs and videos about living with her visual impairment, disability awareness issues, book reviews, and her general day-to-day life.
  • Chatty Chelby (also on Twitter)
    Chelby is a blind vlogger, and she updates her channel on a regular basis.
  • Colly Of The Wobbles (also on Twitter, Instagram & Tumblr)
    Shelly, who has a heart condition and EDS, posts a variety of videos on her channel, about books, disability, body image, poetry, LGBTQ+, and other things she enjoys.
  • Created by Samantha Bonouvrie (also on her website, Facebook & Instagram)
    Professional photography, videos and design by Sam, who has nystagmus.
  • Double Vision (also on Twitter)
    Blog run by twin sisters Joy & Jenelle, writing about their experiences with sight loss and motherhood.
  • Girl Gone Blind (also on Twitter)
    Maria’s blog about living with blindness and being a mother.
  • Gleamed (also on Twitter)
    Blog by visually impaired artist Kimberly, writing about her disability and illustrations.
  • How I See Things I Love (also on her blog & Twitter)
    Videos by Brandi, a Texas mother, on the topics of her visual impairment, family life and their animals.
  • IanVisits (also on Facebook & Twitter)
    Ian posts about some of the more unusual things going on in London, and you can subscribe to his email newsletter to be alerted to upcoming events you might want to check out. He also blogs about news relating to London’s transport systems.
  • Inside The Hairy Classroom
    Blog by Laura, who is blind and studying to become a teacher.
  • Inside The Oyster (also on  TwitterFacebook & Instagram)
    They say the world is your oyster, but what does that really mean? This blogger aims to find out as she shares her experiences, stories, opinions and inspirations.
  • The Invisible Vision Project (also on FacebookTwitter)
    This lady writes about her personal journey, experiences, thoughts and feelings living with blindness.
  • Jessylrk (also on FacebookTwitter)
    Jessica has nystagmus and posts daily vlogs about her disability, her love of Bratz Dolls and Pokemon, and her general daily life.
  • Jordan Sheehy (also on Twitter)
    Jordan posts videos about her daily life, disability, book reading, Christianity and veganism.
  • Just Call Me Elm Or Something (also on Twitter)
    Elm’s blog about living with blindness, and the things she enjoys and gets up to.
  • Landie (also on Twitter)
    Wheelchair user Landie posts vlogs and funny videos on his channel.
  • Life As A Cerebral Palsy Student (also on FacebookTwitter)
    Blog by student and public speaker Chloe, who has Cerebral Palsy and is also visually impaired, raising awareness and sharing her experiences.
  • Life Unscripted (also on Twitter)
    Blind Beader writes about living with visual impairment and her love of reading.
  • A Little More Understanding
    Alice writes about living with dyspraxia and nystagmus, as well as other issues relating to disability, mental health, politics, education and more.
  • Living, Laughing & Loving With Wobbly Eyes (also on Twitter)
    Sophie’s blog about nystagmus and other general things that interest her.
  • Luke Sam Sowden (also on Youtube, FacebookTwitter)
    Luke posts blogs and videos on a wonderful variety of things, including disability, beauty, fashion, food, books, films and more. He’s also given me a mention in one of his Spotlight posts, which was a wonderful surprise!
  • Molly Watt (also on Youtube, Facebook& Twitter)
    Molly is deafblind due to Usher’s Syndrome, and is a public speaker advocating the provision and use of assistive technology for people with sensory impairments.
  • Nataemily (also on YoutubeTwitter & Instagram)
    Natalie creates blog posts and videos about living with nystagmus and her love of art and fashion.
  • Navigating Chloe’s World
    Blog written by the mother of Chloe, a deafblind child.
  • Nystagmus Mum (also on Twitter)
    Blog written by Sue, the mother of a child with nystagmus. She also works for the Nystagmus Network in the UK.
  • Rikki Poynter (also on her website, Twitter, Facebook, InstagramTumblr)
    Rikki is a deaf vlogger who posts videos about deaf awareness, accessibility, mental health issues and much more.
  • Rock For Disability (also on Facebook & Twitter)
    A blog by Emma, a disabled person who loves going to gigs and concerts, and also enjoys films, sports, arts and other entertainment.
  • Sandy’s View (also on Facebook & Twitter)
    A blog created by The Chicago Lighthouse, to answer commonly asked questions about living with visual impairment.
  • Scope’s Blog (also on Youtube & Twitter)
    UK charity that campaigns to raise greater awareness and understanding of disability issues, to try and ensure that all disabled people have equal opportunities.
  • The Secret Blind (also on Facebook)
    This blogger shares their experiences of living with sight loss, showing that it is still possible to lead a positive life, because “there is a beauty in difference”.
  • See My Way (also on Facebook, and on Twitter here & here)
    Blog written by Elin Williams, a young visually impaired person, demonstrating how she lives day to day with her condition.
  • The Shifty Eyes Blog
    A blog by nystagmus sufferer Jo, featuring various posts about living with the condition, as well as other topics.
  • The Smile Finders (also on Youtube & Twitter)
    Through her blog posts and videos, this visually impaired blogger, who suffers with nystagmus, wants to help everyone feel positive and find reasons to smile in their daily lives.
  • Stories From The Edge Of Blindness (also on Twitter)
    Susan’s experiences living with retinitis pigmentosa, along with her poetry and creative writing.
  • Tales Of Northwick (also on Twitter)
    A blog written through the wobbly eyes of Northwick Bear who, like his owner Frank, has nystagmus. It has lots of stories about how the condition affects them.
  • Tech Expo
    Blog by the Disability Services and Legal Center in Santa Rosa, California, looking at assistive technology and other support for the disabled.
  • Thinking Out Loud (also on FacebookTwitter & Youtube)
    Sassy is a wonderful, friendly blogger who writes about topics including living with a disability, her love of beauty products and more.
  • The Tommy Edison Experience (also on Youtube & Twitter)
    Tommy is a blind radio presenter and film critic, who regularly posts videos answering people’s questions about sight loss, with a wonderfully positive attitude.
  • VI Talk (also on FacebookAudioboom & Twitter)
    Important information and resources, useful support and advice, and interesting personal stories and discussions, for people who are visually impaired.
  • View From A Walking Frame (also on Youtube, Facebook & Twitter)
    Nicola Golding’s blog posts and videos about her life with cerebral palsy.
  • Where’s Your Dog? (also on Twitter)
    Meagan’s blog about living with a visual impairment, the technology she uses to help her, and other relevant topics that interest her.
  • Wibbly Wobbly Eyes (also on Twitter)
    A blog by Leah about nystagmus and her daily life.
  • Yoocan (also on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
    This website shares inspiring stories by people with a huge range of disabilities from all over the world (including myself), who talk about their daily lives, fashion, hobbies, activities, sports, gadgets, and more.

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