I am currently completing a Master of Special Education at the University of Ballarat. I am completing this blog as part of an assignment for the course. The blogs that I have critically reflected on are indicated by a *
In sourcing pieces to review on this blog I used online media including blogs, twitter, Facebook as well as online newspapers, news websites and TV shows.
I found this a very interesting tasks that challenged my thoughts about a number of topics. I have become particularly interested in how social media can both empower and disempower people who have a disability. I was also very interested in stories that fall into the category of ‘inspirational porn’ as I work for an charity that continues to use these type of stories to tug at the heart strings of potential donors.