Features

Sir Jackie Stewart’s race against dementia

One of the most iconic Formula 1 drivers of his time, Sir Jackie Stewart won World Championships with his sweetheart, Lady Helen by his side recording his track time. Now, Sir Jackie is racing the clock to find a cure for dementia to help Lady Helen; he spoke with Lorne Gillies.



The score on Scottish football

Football is arguably our nation’s favourite sport, and for fans it is also one of the most accessible. Emma Storr heads onto the pitch to find out why accessibility is so important for two Scottish football clubs.







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.