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.
At the age of eight Joe Hughes started boxing after his dad cunningly tricked him into doing his physiotherapy exercises. Born with Erb’s palsy, Joe hasn’t let his condition hold him back from working towards his dream: winning a British boxing title.
Today (26 March) is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy.
As a member of one of the biggest girl bands in the world, Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson is using her celebrity to highlight an important topic: mental health.
Game of Thrones actress, Emilia Clarke, who plays fan favourite Daenerys Targaryen, has opened up about her experience with brain surgery in a piece for The New Yorker.
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.
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.
Happiness looks different to everyone, but we can all agree, it’s something everyone wants to achieve.
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.
The UK’s first racing academy for disabled drivers has been launched by Team Brit, with the support of British racing driver, Nicolas Hamilton.
Today (13 March) is Swallowing Awareness Day, an opportunity to shed light on dysphagia and who is affected by the condition.
Today (13 March), Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond delivered his Spring Statement in the Houses of Parliament.