Martyn Sibley – We are sailing

Over the past years I’ve managed to do many amazing activities. You know the ones. Flying a plane. SCUBA diving. Skiing. Hot air ballooning....

Getting around as an amputee

Hi everyone! Hope your previous week has been great! 🙂 Today I’m going to be talking about getting around as an amputee as I feel there...

Disabled actors and advocates plead to Hollywood: ‘Give us a chance, please!

By Tre’vell Andersonontact Reporter November 2, 2016, 10:15 AM When Hollywood discusses diversity, it tends to focus on race, gender and, maybe, sexual orientation — but...

Blindness does not stop this beekeeper, this baker and this kayaker from expanding their...

One of our own very special guest commentators, Penny Melville-Brown, has been featured in an article for the Washington Post. Penny of Farnham, Britain, lost...

STORME TOOLIS – SEXUALITY AND STEREOTYPES

I remember years ago, soon after I’d quit my day job in fact, being asked to moderate a talk at the BBC. It was...

Preparing for a hospital stay

Hi everyone! Today I’m going to be talking about how to prepare for a hospital stay. Little me-I’d only ever had one operation in this...

ACCESS FOR ALL

When you are a wheelchair user like me, access is so important. Access to transport. Access to housing. Access to employment. Access to leisure...

A MARTY-FESTO FOR GLOBAL INCLUSION AND PERSONAL GROWTH

Welcome to my latest post. A post sharing a kind of manifesto. My ‘Marty-Festo’ – see what I did there!? This means I’m going...

IT’S NOW TIME TO ACT

In recent years I’ve read up a lot more on the history of the disability rights movement. I’ve also read a lot about other...

Inclusion Campaign Launches

I’ve been fighting hard to keep positive lately. I know it’s only my view, but the world has seemed more fearful. More divisive. More...

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A safe bed has at last been found for a suicidal teenager whose case prompted a High Court judge to condemn care provision as...