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Making memories with Music Mirrors

We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.





Interview with the team behind new BBC disability documentary, ill, actually

Living with a hidden disability poses its own challenges, but the internet allows you to escape reality to forge a world outside of your illness or disability. Now, a new BBC documentary – ill, actually – is shining a light on the experiences of three young people living with a hidden illness or disability.





Combating loneliness at Christmas

It is estimated that nearly half of working age disabled people in the UK are chronically lonely, saying they always or often feel lonely. The pressure to socialise during…




Fostering with Together Trust

Have you ever thought about becoming a foster carer? Together Trust, are on a mission to get as many people as possible to consider fostering.



The importance of paying it forward

Peer-to-peer support is important when it comes to disability, and sometimes there’s nothing as valuable as connecting with someone who just gets it. My first…


Life outside the medical ward

After an accident or diagnosis, the four walls of a hospital room may become your lifeline. The constant medical assurance, guidance, and information keeps you…