New research by Jo’s Cercival Cancer Trust has found that two thirds of women with a physical disability are experiencing barriers to cervical screenings.Read More
Care and support
Of the six million people living in Scotland, we all have one thing in common: mental health. However, many young people are missing out on…
The fiancé of an aspiring equestrian star who suffered spinal injuries as the result of a fall from a horse has made a YouTube video about how the couple installed a homelift in their home which has gone viral with over four million views in four days.
Distance learning gives disabled people the opportunity to study from home. We speak to a member of The Open University Disability Support Team to discover the benefits, challenges and support available.
Processing a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), or other associated illnesses, come with many possibilities to consider. One such experience could be preparing to lose your voice. Now, voice banking could provide a solace and safety net for people set to lose their voice.
During her gap year Ellie Simpson, who has cerebral palsy, started to feel socially isolated. Motivated to create opportunities for other young disabled people Ellie set up her charity, CP Teens UK, and got involved with sport.
Every year 1,200 people with a learning disability die unnecessarily from inappropriate healthcare. With less than a third of women with a learning disability attending a smear test, the impact is undoubtedly contributing to this number. We talk to one woman preparing for her first smear test.