|Housing crises in the UK for disabled people|
Most houses in the UK are upstairs-downstairs and for a wheelchair user or someone with mobility issues, stairs are impossible.
A lot of the bathrooms are also upstairs, front doors and corridors ... More >>
|Self-Harm myth busted|
Self-harm is a hard behaviour to watch people go through as you can see that there is a lot of underlying emotional pain that the person is going through and the self harming gives a release to that ... More >>
|Some people are just SICK|
I found this quite disturbing article that has people is social media making fun of those with a disability.
Whether it be in person or on the net, there is no stopping the judgements of those ‘more’ ... More >>
|Together a Difference is Made|
Whilst trolling the internet to find a story to write about, I stumbled upon this photo of a blind man carrying a paralysed man on his back. The photo was taken by Tancrede Dumas circa. 1889.
You ... More >>
|Kanye West bloops big time|
And the most embarrassing behaviour award goes to… Kanye West!
At a concert Kanye declared he would not sing until everyone stood up!
Two people in the audience remained sitting. Kanye stopped ... More >>
For years I have been needing to get myself a Companion Card as my carer can get in at a cheaper price or for free when I go to the movies, the tennis or man other events.
Most times the attendants ... More >>
From time to time mother’s express their hope to me. The hope is that their disabled son or daughter will find a partner who can love them, respect them and work with them as my husband works with me.
Right ... More >>
|AXIS turns 25|
AXIS is a dance company of able bodied dancers and dancers in wheelchairs. AXIS has been wowing audiences for 25 years and has shown that a wheelchair can be used as part of dance and not seen as a ... More >>
|Diesels Model Jillian Mercado|
Jillian Mercado is a fashion designer and loves it. Having been born and bred in LA, she went to fashion school at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Jillian new she may not be accepted in the ... More >>
|Disabled Fashion Models|
How is fashion clothing made for people with disabilities? It’s not considered at all.
I have always loved buying clothing that is fashionable but there are times when I am utterly frustrated.
Pants ... More >>
One thing I have had on my ‘bucket list’ for ages is to go Skydiving. I have wanted to do this for many years but it has always been out of my reach. There was a skydiving group running out of Penrith ... More >>
|Jobs disABILITY Attitudes Self Belief|
On INSIGHT on Tuesday night, there was a discussion on whether people with a disability on DSP should be working. It was a discussion that has come about due to the government wanting to get as many ... More >>