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In conversation with disabled boxer Joe Hughes

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.




Emilia Clarke opens up about brain surgery

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.


Just dance with DanceSyndrome

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.




Mark Ormrod discusses life with #nolimits

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.




MND and 24 year-old me

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.