Living with a hidden disability poses its own challenges, but the internet allows you to escape reality to forge a world outside of your illness or disability. Now, a new BBC documentary – ill, actually – is shining a light on the experiences of three young people living with a hidden illness or disability.
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.
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.
Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a vital aid for many disabled students. As the government announce £20,000 worth of funding for disabled postgraduate students, we speak exclusively to Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.
Today (26 March) is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy.
To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March, we caught up with actress Sarah Gordy, who last year became the first person with Down’s syndrome to be awarded an MBE.
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.
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.
Dedicated to championing people struggling with disability, GB Paralympian Stef Reid has had her prosthetic created in Nepal at The Leprosy Mission’s Anandaban Hospital to “walk in the shoes” of amputees living in Nepal.
Arthritis is often thought of as an inevitable part of the ageing process. However, for those diagnosed as children, society’s trivialisation of what is often a hidden disability can be the hardest part.
Everyone Can Code, this is the pioneering message from global technology brand, Apple.
The debate into medicinal cannabis has dominated the headlines, with thousands of people calling for a change in the law. Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker are preparing to let the nation into their lives as they discover the pros and cons of medicinal cannabis for their epileptic son, Max.
travel site Airbnb is curating an event for hosts to share their homes with great accessible features. Accessibility product and program manager at Airbnb, SrinMadipalli speaks with Enable.