Part 3 – We travel to Coventry to meet the team at Jim Doran Hand Controls to finally see our drive-from wheelchair accessible vehicle for the very first time and begin the first of a series of fittings for the specialist hand controls. Continue reading Wheelchair Accessible Van Hand Controls Fitting | Motability Journey
Now we’re back in the world, I’ve been focused on building safe social opportunities for the girls with other kids as they’ve been completely isolated from other children the past 6 months. So when I was approached by Beth Tweddle Gymnastics for a partnership, I jumped at the opportunity to finally get 2020 onto the right foot by getting them into something new! Continue reading Leaps & Happy Feet With Olympic Gold Medalist! #AD
Talking through my concerns as shielding drew to an end, the extra challenges disabled people face in the COVID era. What was it like coming out of hiding after 5 months? Read to find out… Continue reading Rolling Out Into The New World | Shielding with Muscular Dystrophy During the COVID Pandemic
When different family members have different abilities, it can be challenging to come up with inclusive ways to keep everyone entertained, especially during lockdown. Here are some creative, effective and yet oh so simple suggestions to pass the time together!
Guest Blog by Ellie Hayes Continue reading Inclusive Activities for the Whole Family
Together we are stronger! Compiling all the assistance available for disabled persons in the UK during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Proudly sponsored by Revitalise’s #COVIDCarePlan campaign! Continue reading Disabled Persons Guide During the Pandemic | #COVIDCarePlan AD
After years of struggling with being cold constantly and poor circulation as a full-time wheelchair user, I found the holy-grail of warming equipment and here I am to spill the beans… Continue reading ADEPTNA Electric Blanket | An Honest Review
in light of the pandemic that’s now engulfed the UK, I’m reaching out to others with carers or PAs with information on minimising the risk on contracting the virus when we have people in-and-out of our homes that we depend on. Continue reading Personal Assistant 101 | Coronavirus Protocol
Looking to inject diversity into your childs play time? Whether it be to help your child with disabilities better identify with what they play with or to help encourage your child to be more accepting of others, this list of classic toys is the perfect inspiration as we move towards an inclusive future! Continue reading 5 Classic Toys Promoting Inclusive Play
Part 2 of my Motability Journey series. In this blog I get behind the wheel for the first time in my life, being plunged in at the deep end with a beast of a WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) and am assessed on my capability to drive with high tech controls as somebody with a progressive, muscle-wasting condition. Do I pass or fail? Read to find out… Continue reading First Driving Experience|Motability Journey
An exclusive interview with disabled long-term foster carer Jon, uncovering the truths and clearing up grey areas of whether you be both disabled and a foster carer. Continue reading Fostering with a Disability | Interview with Jon Powton