Columnists


A pledge for our MPs

With the next General Election just six months away, Nicky Clark suggests how disabled people and carers can make sure they aren’t forgotten as the…


A friend remembered

Tim Rushby-Smith pays tribute to A, a friend he met online who helped and supported him in more ways than he could ever know… At the time…


A grand day out

Matt Davis reflects on the challenges and triumphs of days out when your child has autism… Family days out should be dreamy affairs, not the stuff of nightmares….


From Caring to Comedy

In the latest issue of Enable, we welcome carer, campaigner, blogger and comedian Nicky Clark to the Enable team. Here, she takes the time to…


The trouble with labels

Tim Rushby-Smith explores the multifaceted nature of the term ‘disability’… Settling into a new area (in my case, in a new country) can be an intimidating process, especially if…


Stranger alert

Awkward encounters and disability seem to go hand in hand when certain members of the public are involved. Emma Bowler recounts some of the stranger…