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10 Things People Ask Me as a Disabled Parent

A stark insight into societies ‘no-filter’ approach, common misconceptions and ableist attitudes when encountering parents with disabilities. Continue reading 10 Things People Ask Me as a Disabled Parent

Blog post collage cover image. States "Inclusive Kitchen features the DFG can make a reality - part of the Accessible Living Series." Includes images of my daughters making cupcakes with me on the rise and fall worktops, tea cooking in the accessible oven and my hand turning the carousel in the cupboard. Sticky Post

Inclusive Kitchen Features the DFG Can Make a Reality | Accessible Living

An insider’s guide on how to improve the functionality of the kitchen to meet your needs using the Disabled Facilities Grant. Including first-hand experience proving that attitudes, knowledge and the right support will enable you to regain your independence in what many consider the heart of the home. Continue reading Inclusive Kitchen Features the DFG Can Make a Reality | Accessible Living

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Party in the Park – Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿

Discover how a group of volunteers pulled off making our local festival accessible to families like ours. Proving a little understanding and real passion for inclusion can open doors to so many people from all walks of life. It is really that simple! Continue reading Party in the Park – Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿

Collage of the outside of The Printworks, the Manchester bee one love logo and me posing with my girls in front of coloured crates at a mini golf activity plac

Accessible Family Day Out in Manchester

Follow our family for an impromptu accessible and fun-filled day out in Manchester City Centre! How accessible is it? Where will we end up?

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On the Buses as a Disabled Parent

What happens when you’re a wheelchair user, have young children and need to use the bus? This is the reality for disabled parents when there’s no policy to protect our rights to use public transport and how acts of kindness from fellow passengers can literally make or break our day as a result. Continue reading On the Buses as a Disabled Parent

Collage thumbnail image. On the left it reads 'Sport on the Square' inside a football net graphic, beneath "An inclusive approach to sport for the whole family' embraced by both a family symbol and wheelchair and below this the Bolton Council logo. On the right is a sneak peek of two photos from the day. The first is my 6 year old nephew trying archery and and 2nd is my 6 year old daughter riding in circles on a large 3 wheeler trike.

‘Sport on the Square’ 3-day Festival #Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿

Come along for the ride through this detailed post on ‘Sport on the Square,’ a local 3-day festival focusing on keeping families in the borough active. Taking out the guess work by giving you the inside scoop on how accessible and inclusive the event is for families with a wide range of disabilities such as ours. Continue reading ‘Sport on the Square’ 3-day Festival #Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿