VOTE FOR PENNY: BUT IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT HER

By Penny Melville-Brown "You might remember me from my Baking Blind adventures. Cooking around the world. I've also been running my business, Disability Dynamics since I left the...

EILEEN GRUBBA – FEISTY, FUN, FABULOUS .. AND DISABILITY TALK CONTRIBUTOR

Eileen Grubba is a Hollywood Actress and regular contributor to Disability Talk. She visited us last year when we met with Professor Stephen Hawking. She was...

PERFECTION IS STAGNATION!

By guest contributor Martyn Sibley "Happy New Year to you all! I hope the festive break was relaxing, fun and rejuvenating". "I had a huge realisation...

EILEEN GRUBBA: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AND ADVOCATE FOR PERFORMERS WITH DISABILITIES

Actress Eileen Grubba — physically disabled since childhood, and an advocate for Performers with Disability (PWD) — has always beaten the odds. Her latest roles include: Sons of Anarchy; Watchmen;...

2018 – DESPERATELY SEEKING SELF ACCEPTANCE

By Mandie Elizabeth Leek 2018 is here and as usual there is the the tradition of making new Years resolutions then desperately trying to keep...

VOICE IS THE FUTURE

By Martin Sibley "The way I describe being disabled is all about societal barriers. Whether from the environment, people's attitudes, or organisational policies: these daily...

AFTER BATTLING DECADES OF DISCRIMINATION, A DISABLED ACTRESS FIGHTS FOR FUTURE TALENT

2019 was Eileen Grubba’s year. New Amsterdam on NBC. Watchmen on HBO. Swat on CBS. All Rise on CBS—  all popular television shows where Grubba was hired to play...

WINTER TRANSITION AND NEXT GLOBAL ADVENTURE

By Martyn Sibley "October and November have passed in a flash! I always fall in to the trap of freaking out on why I'm feeling...

RP REFLECTIONS: A LITTLE SIGHT LOSS UPDATE

By Elin Williams - My Blurred World Named as one of the most influential disabled people in the UK in 2018, Elin Williams is the...

INFOPRENEURSHIP

By Martyn Sibley "I realised recently I've been blogging for 10 years this August. Using such a relatively new tool has been hard from a...

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Here is a list of Carers and Disability Benefits from the UK Government Apply for communication support at a job interview if you...