Personal Stories

Chepstow man helps create communication tool for stroke survivors – South Wales Argus

A MONMOUTHSHIRE stroke survivor has helped to develop a digital tool to…

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Wheelchair user who has cerebral palsy, reveals he’s qualified as a gym instructor – Daily Mail

A wheelchair user who has cerebral palsy has beaten obesity and depression to qualify as…

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Skater left brain dead after injury finds his calling after his family handed him a paint brush – Daily Mail

A skateboarder who suffered a catastrophic brain injury has found a new calling after his…

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Pontypool woman says epilepsy support group changed her life – South Wales Argus

  SARA Edwards’ life was changed when she attended a ‘coffee and…

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Girl struggling to walk denied NHS drug because she took one step too few – Liverpool Echo

  A…

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How I’ve Adapted to Being Disabled in an Able-bodied World – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

  Before I developed symptoms and then was…

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Renfrewshire amputee Corinne Hutton is the Glasgow Times 2019 Scotswoman of the Year – Glasgow Times

IT was a dreich February morning, just before coronavirus struck, when Corinne Hutton ushered me…

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“Lockdown never ends for us!’ Down’s Syndrome theatre actors reveal their plight in powerful video – The First News

Talking directly to the camera the actors from The Theatre 21 in…

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‘She phones me every day’: Dundee stroke victim who struggles to read, write and speak praises charity worker’s lockdown heroics – The Courier

  A Dundee man who has been…

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The lockdown challenges of a 12-year-old with autism – BBC News

Marium Ahmad says her autism has shaped her experience of the coronavirus…

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Biker loving Scots woman with MND marries love of 40 years in back garden – Daily Record

Elaine Hawes (53) and Fred Aspinall (54) refused to let the Coronavirus…

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How becoming a dad helped Derry man come to terms with his autism diagnosis – The Irish News

  “ETHAN’S earliest…

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Retired teacher from Wallingford wins Diabetes UK award – Herald Series

  A RETIRED teacher with type 2 diabetes from Oxfordshire…

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Blind musician Sirine Jahangir on her Britain’s Got Talent audition – Disability Horizons

Sirine Jahangir is a young visually impaired musician who has a real passion for music….

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How wheelchair user with cerebral palsy transformed life with fitness – Insider

  The fitness…

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Asylum seeker with spinal cord injury faces eviction from his shack – GroundUp

Markus Nyoni in his shack in Lower Crossroads, where he repairs people’s…

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Like slavery, there are some (such as my daughter) whom the law treats as less than fully human – Daily Mail

We have just celebrated our younger daughter’s 25th birthday. The high point was a ‘Zoom…

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Meet the Autistic Scientists Redefining Autism Research – The Scientist

One paper from 2005 likened autistic children to great apes, and another from 2016 stated…

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Caring for my epileptic mum during the pandemic – BBC News

About 8,000 young people in NI help to look after someone who has a disability…

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Photographer Documents Her Struggle with Bipolar Disorder – PetaPixel

Symptom is a collection of photos by Argentinian photographer Magali Agnello that inadvertently chronicled her…

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