Disability won’t stop Dinesh from becoming a Doctor

I started medical school after finishing a degree in law. That prompted a lot of people to ask me why I went on to study something completely different. The truth is I didn’t always want to be a doctor but a career in medicine really resonated with me after spending a couple of years reflecting Read more...

Jess’ journey: From school yard to Oxford Street

I have Neurofibromatosis, depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This has meant I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs in life and these are some I’d like to tell you about. Firstly school, where I had teachers tell me I wasn’t worth teaching because they didn’t understand me or the disabilities I Read more...

Dear Northcott…

A few years ago our family hit a brick wall. To us, life was perfect and we never questioned why our daughter, Jazelle couldn’t sit up, crawl, walk, talk or eat solid foods. Read more...

Accessible bathrooms are called that for a reason

Does anyone else feel like there are a growing number of people that think accessible bathrooms are there for them to use at their own leisure? I do and this concerns me. These bigger and generally cleaner bathrooms are not for you to use just because you want to pee in peace. They actually serve Read more...

Your stories are welcome here

Who doesn’t love a good story? Especially one written by someone who really knows what they’re talking about? The new blog section of our website is all about giving the people we work with a chance to share their stories with the wider community. Here you’ll be able to hear firsthand from people with disability about the Read more...

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