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The Unparalleled Parallel London

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.

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Failing Disabled Customers – O2’s Unfair Ticket System

Life as a disabled person can often be full of challenges. On the whole, I’ve often relished these opportunities to overcome an obstacle of some kind. After all, that’s why

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What next: a personal view on creating the Social Model Plus

Albert Einstein once said: “Without changing our pattern of thought, we will not be able to solve the problems we created with our current pattern of thought.” This thought led

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13 year old Bella challenges Richard Branson to make airline inclusive

I love to travel and I am lucky enough to be able to travel often. To me, the journey is as much fun as the destination and long haul flights

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Bus company uses bus without ramp

On the way home from the Yorkshire Show, this happened: To cut a long story short, I caught a single deck bus that had no wheelchair ramp or wheelchair space.

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Working as an Occupational Therapist

I have been working as an occupational therapist for over 17 years and have grown to love my profession more and more. An occupational therapist (OT) seeks to help people

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An access win in the kitty

I’ve learnt a lot over the past few years of campaigning, and one of them is that change can sometimes take a long time. A really long time. Good things

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See the ability not just the disability

As someone with a visual impairment and a keen interest in politics, you might think I would be buoyed by various government declarations that speak of the leap in the