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
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
For Young Carers Awareness Day, I spoke with 2 incredible young people with siblings who have life-limiting conditions. Exploring their journeys, support available and how lack of accessibility affects them too! Continue reading How Accessibility Impacts Young Carers
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?
This blog post is in collaboration with Hotels.com Continue reading Accessible Family Day Out in Manchester
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
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 ♿
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 ♿
An innovative introduction of how Changing Places toilet facilities are unknowingly bridging the gap in aiding disabled parents out and about in their daily lives. Continue reading How Changing Places benefit parents with disabilities
Since having the littles Christmas has definately stepped up a notch. Before it was mainly about Christmas Day itself, now it’s ALL about the anticipation, the build up of excitement for the arrival of Alfie our Elf, turning our home … Continue reading Our Christmas Traditions Revealed!