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 .
Actress and model Jamie Brewer is advocating for change, helping to fight negative perceptions around disability. Speaking to Lorne Gillies, Jamie reveals why disability shouldn’t hold you back.
Today (13 February), Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to reshuffle his cabinet in his first major reshuffle since becoming PM. Ahead of the announcements, we look back at our interview with Justin Tomlinson, Minister of State for Disabled People.
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.
Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another dementia poses a plethora of questions, and Alzheimer’s Research UK is working tirelessly to fund research and work with people directly impacted to provide answers. Most importantly, finding a cure. As we enter a new decade, it’s never looked more positive.
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.
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.
Comedian Adam Hills is set to shine a light on disability sport in his upcoming Channel 4 documentary, Adam Hills: Take His Legs (Friday 13 December, 11:30pm). Adam speaks exclusively to Lorne Gillies about his journey to live out his boyhood dream of playing in competitive rugby league and the importance of sport.
Ranked as the world’s number one Paralympic table tennis player, Will Bayley MBE speaks to Lorne Gillies about swapping his tennis stroke for the cha-cha-cha during this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
As the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour event continues (5 – 12 October), Christine McGuinness spoke with editor, Lorne about raising autistic children and the importance of awareness.
There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Providing a beacon of guidance, support, and care is an crucial team of workers: Admiral Nurses. Giving specialist dementia support to families, Admiral Nurse Rachel Murray discusses her role.
Journalist and film-maker, Mikey Kay has been openly discussing his life with older brother Spencer, who is autistic. Saskia Harper interviewed Mikey about his new documentary: My Autistic Big Brother and 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.
As the Glitterball trophy glimmers and dancers Rumba, Cha-cha, and Salsa onto the iconic Strictly Come Dancing ballroom, the show continues to make waves for disability inclusion in…
With 61 caps under his belt for Scotland’s national rugby team, Doddie Weir is not only adored, respected and admired on the pitch, but off it as well. On…