Using public transport can be scary!

When you’re disabled, using public transport can be challenging, sometimes things go well and other times our negative experiences can leave us weighing up whether it’s worth the hassle. 21 year old Shona is a powerchair user and shares one of her more scary...

Making a difference in 2020

Co-founder of Disability Horizons, Martyn Sibley, shares his thoughts on the past year and Disability Horizons’ plans for reaching and empowering more disabled people, as well as increasing inclusion and making a difference in...

Three years of extreme determination

The Pansar family spent £65,000 to force Walsall council to provide the help that transformed their son. Like many nine-year-olds, Gyan Pansar lists riding his scooter, swimming and playing football among his favourite things to do. He is cheerful and inquisitive, and...

Beyond the nervous laughter

When Bella Parkhouse was told by a hospital consultant she had multiple sclerosis (MS) at just 15 years old, she surprised everyone in the room by laughing. “I’ve got a nervous giggle – I was trying to hold it in,” she says. “I thought...
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