From her childhood in Bridgend South Wales to the chamber of the House of Lords via a host of legendary sporting arenas, Tanni Grey-Thompson has taken something from everything she’s done and her compulsion to go on, to achieve more, remains
A disabled woman who waged an online campaign to challenge Atos’s refusal to record her Work Capability Assessment (WCA) says she hopes her small victory encourages people undergoing the test to assert their rights.
Following the death of Lord [Alf] Morris of Manchester, the first minister for disabled people, activists have been paying tribute to the much-loved politician. His convictions and passionate belief in social justice were instrumentalÂ in putting and maintaining rights for disabled people on the political agenda.
The current campaigning emphasis on disabled people as vulnerable and benefit dependent robs us of one important thing, says Alan Holdsworth: our pride
People’s chances of independent living are being scuppered by an ignorance of accessible housing among providers, in the public and private sectors, a report has found.
What’s the truth behind couples where both people are disabled? Penelope Friday talks to several couples, some of whom had both been disabled when they got together, and others who became disabled later in the relationship
While not specifically calling this penultimate issue a Paralympics special, it does contain a number of features and other pieces relating to the Games. There are also calls here from two of our contributors for the restoration of a sense of pride in us as disabled individuals and as a collective group.