Articles by Enable Magazine

#dontforget – First Minister’s support

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has sent through a message of support for our #dontforget Twitter campaign.Yesterday, we took to the micro blogging site to…


“It’s a tough world out there”

His incredible career has spanned eight decades, 14 Prime Ministers and innumerable changes in legislation, policy and attitudes. Disability rights campaigner Sir Bert Massie takes…


Paralympic power

We at Enable aren’t the only ones encouraging Britain to keep thinking about disability in the aftermath of the Paralympic Games. The Commission for a…


In the headlines

Today, we round up the stories which highlight why it’s so important that we #dontforget disability… Hate crime against disabled people rises (BBC News) Hate…


New Enable – out now!

Good news from Enable HQ – the latest issue of the magazine is out right now! It’s another great outing for Enable, with plenty of…


#dontforget – what you said

This morning, we posted a story on our website. In it, we appealed to you, our readers, to help us keep disability on the agenda…


Walking on Water

  At 18 years old, Geoff Holt was already an accomplished yachtsman with a sparkling career ahead of him, but when he jumped into shallow…


“I hate to see injustice”

Arthur Lawson is a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament and a Whizz-Kidz ambassador. The 25-year-old tells us why campaigning is so important to him….


Paralympic Dreams

When schoolgirl Danielle Bradshaw chose to have her leg amputated last year, many couldn’t believe she was doing it. But now, one year on, the…


Beautiful

A brutal acid attack turned Katie Piper’s world upside down. Now, she’s using her experience to help others in a similar situation. Looking at pictures…


Model Behaviour

Gemma Andre burst into tears when she was told her daughter had won a place with a top children’s modelling agency – not just because…


In the headlines

The stories making the news today…   Paralympics 2012: meet the British Paraorchestra (Telegraph) The Telegraph finds out more about one of the highlights of…


#dontforget

The London 2012 Paralympic Games were a triumph. They entertained, impressed and inspired the nation, showing the very best of disabled sport. But now that…


In the headlines

Today’s biggest disability stories… Channel 4’s dilemma: can it host both Frankie Boyle and the Paralympics? (Guardian blog) Mark Lawson questions whether the Paralympic broadcast…


In the headlines

The stories making the headlines today.    Tube wheelchair ramps should be permanent, says charity (BBC News) The London Underground has been made more accessible…