May marks Stroke Awareness Month, but this year the Stroke Association’s Make May Purple campaign has been replaced for an important reason: the damaging effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on stroke research.
As more people throughout the UK are invited to get the vaccine against the coronavirus, Mencap service user and campaigner Brendan writes about getting his first dose and urges people with a learning disability to get vaccinated.
A research project, funded by charity Alzheimer’s Society, is recruiting professional rugby players in hopes of better understanding the risk of dementia.
As we emerge from lockdown, Leonard Cheshire is highlighting new research that shows language is an active and passive barrier in the connection between disabled and non-disabled people.
With more time on our hands to an increased demand for volunteers from charities and organisations, the coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape of volunteering. Now, one start-up App is helping to revolutionise the ease in giving back.
Donning our brightest yellow and blue tartan, the Enable Magazine team is participating in this year’s Virtual KiltWalk to raise money for Doddie Weir’s charity, My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.
Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, works to empower and connect the limb loss and difference community to tackle social isolation.
Thirteen charities working to support autistic people, disabled people and people with a learning disability are set to benefit from additional government funding to combat the challenges faced by the pandemic.
This World Autism Awareness Week (29 March – 4 April 2021), we speak to one parent about the importance of routine for her autistic children.
Distance learning has become the new normal, but beyond the positives disabled students have also experienced new hurdles. One student shares his experience.
Turn the world purple and help raise awareness of life with epilepsy this Purple Day. We speak with one woman about the importance of the day to save lives.
Disability charity, Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) is hosting a free virtual audience with Professor Stephen Powis and Dr Yvonne Doyle; anyone interested in the session is invited to participate.
In 2021 we mark a shift for young carers as they demand action to protect their futures. Ahead of Young Carers Action Day, we discover how we can all act to support young carers across the UK.
Using art as an emotional outlet during lockdown, one young boy from Sunderland has turned his passion for art and aviation into a successful book; all whilst raising money for Armed Forces charities.
Starting the journey as a parent is one of the most poignant and emotional moments in a person’s life. Raising a disabled child, each day is a learning curve, and the power of community cannot be ignored.