"My name is Rebecca Sherwood, I’m 29 years old and I have Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, which affects both my legs and my arms.
"As a result, I use an electric wheelchair and need help with all aspects of my personal care. I have assistants who support me in everyday life and also with my studies.
"Although I have quite complex physical needs, I am able to be relatively independent and have developed a strong sense of self-awareness. However, this has not always been the case, as I used to experience great social anxiety and was painfully shy…"
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