Category: Academic thoughts
|December 22, 2010||Posted by Hilra under Academic thoughts, Reflexive blogging, Research, The research journey and the journey within the research|
However, this is the eightieth Christmas away from home, apart from my mum, brothers and sisters. Therefore, I am certainly even more nostalgic and homesick than ever.
|December 2, 2010||Posted by Hilra under Academic thoughts, Learning disabilities, Personal issues, Research|
Another search for a name that marked my early days in life was my brother’s disability. He was four and my parents had not had any consistent label given to his difficulties to walk and communicate. This lack of information made up a huge empty space in our understanding of his condition. I was frequently…
|December 1, 2010||Posted by Hilra under Academic thoughts, Life style, Personal issues, Reflexive blogging, The research journey and the journey within the research|
One major explicit aim of my research project involved an interest in finding out how children have been naming themselves and their peers in relation to their notions of what ability is and the meanings of having a disability. Thus, the whole research process revolves around this search, the search for names, and the search…