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This building charity transformed the home of a man who was left paralysed after a fall at home. Rob Lamb of Solihull suffered a severe spinal cord injury in October 2020. He expected to be sent to a care home because his house was inhabitable, but Band of Builders heard his story and transformed his home for him in just over a week.
If you want to be a better friend to people with disabilities, start by listening to what they have to say.
“Can you have sex?” is not and never will be a flirty, fun or appropriate way to start a conversation.
Health issues are a deeply private experience, and you’re not entitled to know, writes Rachel Charlton-Dailey.
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.