CAN I BOOK A CURRY? – OH, AND CAN YOU BUY A RAMP?

A lamb Korma, a portion of pilau rice and a side order of sag aloo. Oh, and a ramp at the entrance to your...

RECRUITING PERSONAL CARERS (Part One)

By Carrie Aimes (Part One) All my life I've required care, whether it be from family members, friends or paid employees. For over a decade...

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...

AILSA – I DON’T WANT ANY KIND OF PITY!

Introducing our newest 'blogger' - Ailsa .. click here for more details When I was born, I didn't breathe. I was stillborn, but I was resuscitated. As...

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...

SIR BERT MASSEY – A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS

By Martyn Sibley Over the years I've totally geeked out on both disability rights and civil rights. There's nothing better than a leader building a...

NAVAL HISTORY STILL INSPIRES

Penny Melville-Brown James Holman was a truly remarkable man: he was just a young Royal Naval Lieutenant aged 22 when he lost his sight. Undaunted,...

SETH GODIN – MARKETING AS A PHILOSOPHY

By Martyn Sibley "Along the way I learned that we don't have to meet someone to learn from their experience. I've ended up with mentors...

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...

EMPOWERING ENVIRONMENTS

By Martyn Sibley "The environment around us is very important in changing the world. There is no right or wrong environment either. Just what works...

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MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION: WINTER TALKBACK 2020

From the 'Mental Health Foundation' "We are proud and excited to announce that have launched the Foundation's new strategy for 2020 Making Prevention Happen. Prevention of poor...