In August 2018 Anne Usher (nee Dickens) set off to travel around the world on a tandem bicycle with her husband, Simon. We speak exclusively to Anne about their journey so far.
As the next local elections approach in England, we look at the measures in place to make voting accessible for everyone.
Under the UK Mental Health Act 1983, autism is defined as a mental disorder. This inaccurate representation of people on the autistic spectrum can lead to even more confusion, and harm, when caring for autistic people who are experiencing mental ill health
As Autism Awareness Week begins, mum of two, Laura Graham, officially launches Kerr’s Journey: A social enterprise changing the lives of children with autism in Inverclyde.
Earlier this month Minister for Disabled People, Sarah Newton, became the 15th member of parliament to resign over Brexit, leaving the country with no advocate for disabled people.
Today (26 March) is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy.
Jen Blackwell always dreamed of being a dancer and dance leader. However, she was unable to find dance training suitable for people with learning disabilities. So, Jen, who has Down’s syndrome, decided to do something about it.
Learning disability charity, Mencap, has created an easy-read guide to voting in local elections, to give adults with learning disabilities all the information they need to know.
Transitioning from the Armed Forces, whilst adjusting to an acquired disability, comes with challenges. Invictus Games athlete and motivational speaker, Mark Ormrod, discusses his road to civvy street and breaking barriers.
Disabled artist Jason Wilsher-Mills is bringing his art to life using augmented reality while breaking down barriers for the disabled community.
We all struggle to apply mascara without poking ourselves in the eye, or even lipstick. And don’t even get us started on winged eyeliner. Grace Beauty is a new beauty company, striving to ensure make up is accessible to all.
Lucy Lintott is a charismatic, funny young woman. At the age of 19 years old, Lucy’s life took a turn that nobody expected: she received a diagnosis of motor neurone disease (MND). As the youngest person in Scotland to live with the condition, this is Lucy’s fight.
Today (13 March), Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond delivered his Spring Statement in the Houses of Parliament.
Today (5 March) Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd announced the overhaul of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) during a speech at Scope headquarters in London.
The Prodigy front man passed away early Monday (4 March) morning with his bandmate later confirming he died by suicide.