Features


The key to flexible learning

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.


Let’s talk about voice banking

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.


The countdown to Tokyo 2020

With just under a year to go before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and just over a year until the Paralympics, we’re getting excited, and are sure you are too.


Pushing for Progress

The rise in disability visibility on a global scale is something to be celebrated, but that’s not to say there isn’t still a long way to go. Campaigns around the world are going the extra mile, ensuring disabled people get the representation they deserve.



Fighting to scrap the PIP 20-metre rule

Last issue we shone a light on the growing mistrust in Personal Independence Payment. With understanding limited amongst assessors, the 20-metre rule faces increased disconcert. We investigate the campaign to scrap the 20-metre rule.


Disability and life on the Isle of Skye

Island life is unlike any other. However, with a disability, living on a remote Scottish island poses some challenges. We speak with Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel to discover disability and accessibility on the Isle of Skye.




Superhero Series: Calling all superheroes

Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s almost time for the Superhero Series’ annual Para Triathlon. We caught up with celebrity team captains Joy Haizelden and Anne Dickens ahead of the fun-filled sporting event.


On holiday: European escapes

Summer has almost arrived, which means it’s nearly holiday time. The perfect summer vacation doesn’t have to break the bank, we look at some of Europe’s most exciting, accessible and affordable destinations.




Celebrating differences with Love4Life

Friendships and fun are parts of life everyone should have access to. One charity is going the extra mile to help people build confidence, develop relationships, and has formed a second family in the process.