disability

Adults with cerebral palsy deserve better, say the six celebrities behind campaign.
Despite being clinically vulnerable, I had to battle a postcode lottery to get my potentially life-saving jab before older yet healthier adults.
Last year, Sean Ash was diagnosed with Cauda Equina Syndrome. After surgery, he was paralysed from the waist down but vowed to keep going. Sean returned to the London Ambulance Service as an emergency call handler and to motivate his colleagues during the pandemic, he got himself sponsored to walk a mile. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/goingthextramile
Young British women with disabilities are reaching millions on TikTok – here's what they want to say.
Robin Olive provides performing arts classes, mostly dance, to physically or intellectually disabled people of all ages. Without the studio to go to during lockdown, she turned her attention to online classes instead, with a free daily dance class. Meaning the usual students, and many new ones globally, didn’t have to miss out on their extremely beneficial and positive pastime.
After catching heat for a problematic casting choice, Sia clapped back at several professional autistic actresses. Here's what that signals to the autistic community.
After a serious snowboarding accident, Christian Bagg didn’t want to give up the joy of extreme sports, so he created an adaptive mountain bike for himself, and then a company to help empower others.
"Stop ignoring disabled people, we make up 22% of the population. We’re here and we’re worth listening to.”
Enough children already stare at me and fear me because of my scars and hand without movies like The Witches continuing to tell them I’m scary too.
"As someone who really believes in inclusivity and really, really detests cruelty, I owe you all an apology for the pain caused."