National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?

It’s been nearly two weeks since the launch of the National Disability Strategy – this long-awaited strategy, named by the Prime Minister ‘most ambitious endeavor on disability in a generation’. How has this long-awaited supposed “game changer” been received with a muted response from charities and other organisations that represent the interests of 14.1 millionContinue reading “National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?”

The taboos around disability and sex!

I’m going to keep with the theme of taboo subjects when it comes to disability – last week I spoke about ‘talking about disability seen as a taboo subject’ the week it sex and disabled people! Why? Because sex seems to be one of the top questions on some people’s minds when having a conversationContinue reading “The taboos around disability and sex!”

Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on bothContinue reading “Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!”

A safe space at MK Snap!

We all know that i’m a sucker for a good toilet story and by far this is probably one of the most heartwarming and yet at the same time a heartbreaking one. Of a young man that just wanted his independence. last year I had the pleasure of meeting this amazing lady called Angie. SheContinue reading “A safe space at MK Snap!”

How to avoid falls

Some of you may have experienced a drunken fall on a night out, managed to get up, brush yourself down and move on with barely any scrapes or bruises. I may not have fallen in years, but I can still very clearly remember every fall I had. Where it was and how much time itContinue reading “How to avoid falls”

Access means??

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. There are over 14 million disabled people living in the UK, it’s safe to say have been adapting their lives for many years, already faced with restrictions, health anxieties and challenges. It’s just a part ofContinue reading “Access means??”

Reflections in Colour – Muscular Dystrophy UK

Muscular Dystrophy has always been very close to my heart, with my mum being diagnosed when I was a child and then myself when I was 24 with the same rare form of Muscular Dystrophy a progressive muscle wasting condition. So i’m sure you can imagine I was very honoured and excited when my friendContinue reading “Reflections in Colour – Muscular Dystrophy UK”

Why we still need awareness.

Hey everyone, welcome back. Let’s talk about awareness. You may, or may not know we have a few coming up over the next few months like the month of June is ‘Carers Week’ and July is ‘Disability Pride’. You might have very mixed feelings when it comes to all the awareness around disability but everyContinue reading “Why we still need awareness.”