March 2013



Disabled racer Mark in flying form

A former Marine, who lost his leg in a road accident before taking up a career as motorcycle racer, has made a flying start to the new…


How To Prevent Victimisation At Work

A recent study by Plymouth and Cardiff universities has found that people with physical and mental disabilities are more likely to be bullied at work….


Mencap announces new Chief Executive

Mencap has appointed Jan Tregelles, its current Director of Personal Support, to become its new Chief Executive. Jan first worked at Mencap in 1983 as…


Race2Recovery

It’s a colossal task by anyone’s standards, so when a team including six injured servicemen set off to tackle the epic Dakar Rally earlier this…



Competition time!

Win a Cadbury Easter egg hamper! Easter is probably our favourite time of year – it’s the perfect time to stuff your face with chocolate!…





Making sense of the senses

We find out more about therapies available to people with sensory disorders… We all know about the five senses – touch, taste, sight, sound and…


Sophie’s Choice

In May 2012, when aged just 15, Bath’s Sophie Kamlish sprung onto the international Paralympic scene as she won a bronze medal in her first…