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Accessible festival-going

Enable’s Lindsay Cochrane paid a visit to Scotland’s premier music festival T in the Park yesterday – and she was pleasantly surprised by the disabled…


Nicky Clark: Let’s talk about sex

Carer and campaigner Nicky Clark reflects on issues of puberty, sexuality and disability, and the importance of supporting teenagers as they make the transition to adulthood. I…


Dreams can come true

Adventurer, motivational speaker and charity co-founder Michael McGrath tells Enable why he’s creating magical moments for youngsters living with muscle wasting condition muscular dystrophy. ‘Inspirational’…




A summer of sport

Thought disability sport’s moment came and went with last summer’s Paralympic Games? Think again… Last summer, the UK was hit with parasporting fever. As Ellie,…


Exploring Independence

The July/August issue of Enable is all about independent living, from holidays to transport, finance to future planning. But what does independence really mean? And…


Mother Warrior

She’s one of the busiest women in Hollywood, working as a model, actress, comedian, author of eight books and talk show host. So how did…


Paws for thought

This morning in the Enable office, we decided to do something to help someone else. We know that we’re pretty guilty sometimes of obsessing over…


My son Isaac

When Matthew Davis’s son Isaac was diagnosed with high-functioning autism at the age of three, the dad was inspired to try and make a difference……


Caring about carers

From 10 to 16 June, it’s time to celebrate some of the hardest-working people our country has to offer –carers. We find out more about…



Driving Forwards

Ten years ago, I was 18 and about to leave school. I had just received my A-Level results and was at a party celebrating my…


Deepening Cuts

We’ve now passed the midway point with our current government, but what impact has the coalition had on the lives of disabled people? We find…