Interviews



Motivation through sport with the All-Stars Appeal

Disability discrimination is a worldwide problem, but education can change attitudes. UK charity Motivation has launched their Motivation All-Stars Appeal, with the hopes sport and education can end stigma.


Big Interview: As Sinéad Burke

From educating primary school students in Dublin to being the first little person to attend the Met Gala, Sinéad Burke is a teacher turned fashion guru and Vogue cover star. Having always used her voice to advocate for disability, Sinéad speaks with Lorne Gillies about the importance of empathy and inclusion in society.


Talking inclusion with Jack Thorne

Acclaimed screenwriter and playwright, Jack Thorne has advocated for disability representation on the small and big screen throughout his career. Speaking to Lorne Gillies, Jack discusses why meaningful representation is so important – and you can help be the change.





Talking about the Power 100 with Kim Tserkezie

Across the UK there are disability influencers paving the way for a more inclusive society. With the announcement of this year’s Shaw Trust Disability Power 100, one member of the list reveals why it’s so beneficial for the disabled community.




Huntington’s disease, behind the test

Hereditary conditions can pose a flurry of questions within a family. Could you get a similar condition? Will your loved one? In some cases, genetic testing might be the right answer, or, it might not be the route for you. Two women share their experiences of life impacted by Huntington’s disease.


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.


Time to Give Back: Accessible volunteering

Building crucial life skills, meeting new people, to giving back to your local community: volunteering is an enriching experience all round. Volunteer Nicola Taylor shares her journey.