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The importance of purple

March 26 is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy. Emma Storr chatted to founder Cassidy Megan about why the day is so important .


Raising awareness for epilepsy this Purple Day

Tomorrow (26 March) is Purple Day, which raises awareness about epilepsy. A condition which is often misunderstood, Purple Day aims to set straight any misconceptions and bring together people who are living with the condition.


World Down Syndrome Day: Celebrating diversity

Every year, World Down Syndrome Day takes place to raise awareness about Down’s syndrome, and promote opportunities for people living with the condition. This year’s theme is We Decide – how will you be celebrating?






Just Ask, Don’t Grab

The outside world can present barriers for disabled people: one such barrier is having help forced upon you from non- disabled people. One woman is trying to combat this, encouraging well-meaning members of the public to Just Ask, Don’t Grab.



Pushing for Progress

The rise in disability visibility on a global scale is something to be celebrated, but that’s not to say there isn’t still a long way to go. Campaigns around the world are going the extra mile, ensuring disabled people get the representation they deserve.


Discussing #MyInvisibleMS this World MS Day

Today (30 May) is World MS Day, where a global connection of people are coming together to reveal their life and experiences of multiple sclerosis (MS). This year’s theme will focus on raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of MS and the impacts on daily life.