Disability theory 101: The social model states the impact on day-to-day activities is caused by the environment around the person (houses, shops, buses, social attitudes) rather than the physical or
One of Britain’s most influential disabled people shares his top tips and top issues. Q: If a disabled person feels that they are being discriminated against, or ignored, unheard, or
Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group’s “NHS Continuing Healthcare Choice and Equity Policy” was written to help Continuing Healthcare decision makers to fairly make sure everyone gets enough care, but something’s
I have heard from disabled friends and acquaintances some quite alarming stories about their various encounters with medical professionals, and although I empathised greatly with them, I couldn’t claim to
On Saturday I might have been at the front of the class, but I was not at the front of train. I felt very honoured to be invited by Sisters
Britain is a leader in promoting equality and diversity across all walks of society. Successive governments have worked to reduce gaps in inequality, ensuring that we are a nation that
It’s just over a year since my first self-hired Personal Assistant left. Since I lost this PA (who I hired through a half care agency, half recruitment agency), my endeavour
One month ago, thousands came together to take part in Parallel London’s push/run challenges and free family festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, just days before the Rio Paralympic Games.