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Frequently asked questions

Tim Rushby-Smith lets off some steam by answering a few of the questions he faces on a near-daily basis There have been occasions when I have…




Ten

April marked a very significant milestone for columnist Tim Rushby-Smith. Here, he looks back on a decade of spinal cord injury The first of April…




Artism by Jake

Katie Chodosh tells us about her brother Jake’s fantastic art project My brother Jake is 21 years old. He’s on the severe end of the…


A friend remembered

Tim Rushby-Smith pays tribute to A, a friend he met online who helped and supported him in more ways than he could ever know… At the time…


Nicky Clark: Let’s talk about sex

Carer and campaigner Nicky Clark reflects on issues of puberty, sexuality and disability, and the importance of supporting teenagers as they make the transition to adulthood. I…


Dreams can come true

Adventurer, motivational speaker and charity co-founder Michael McGrath tells Enable why he’s creating magical moments for youngsters living with muscle wasting condition muscular dystrophy. ‘Inspirational’…


Spring forward

The doom and gloom of the winter months is almost behind us, bringing a brighter, happier time with it. Spring is, believe it or not,…


Our Boy Billy…

Mum Denise Mitchell tells us why she is supporting this year’s Jeans for Genes day. Billy Mitchell is six and lives with his mum and dad, big sister Darcy…



Exploring Independence

The July/August issue of Enable is all about independent living, from holidays to transport, finance to future planning. But what does independence really mean? And…