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My journey as a disability advocate

This International Women’s Day, Isabella Kila tells us how she chose to challenge a lack of accessibility in Papua New Guinea and advocate for disabled people.

How to make the perfect hanging basket

BBC Gardeners’ World and BBC Morning Live Mark Lane tells us why we shouldn't underestimate the joy of a hanging basket and how you can join his masterclass this Mother's day!

A day in the life a speech and language therapist

Lissa is the speech and language therapist on the assistive technology project at Hill House in Sandbach. She tells us what her daily work involves, from customers learning how to tell jokes to getting the latest technology from the US.

Why I'm making accessible fashion

Mum of three, Caron, from Stockport tells us how she wants to make the fashion industry more inclusive with her own bespoke joggers.

Why employers need to embrace disability

Owen volunteers at our Fryers House care home in Romsey. He tells us about his experience of trying to find employment and why he's supporting our employment campaign.

Changing our environments with assistive tech

Charisse Holder is our occupational therapist on the Assistive Technology project at Hill House in Sandbach. She tells us the importance of considering the environment when introducing new assistive technology into a residential / care home.

Podcast: Travelling with a disability

In this episode of The Disability Download, travel blogger Sophie Elwes and adventure tourist Jezza Williams tell us about their experiences of travelling and adventuring with disabilities, and also what needs to be done to open up the world of...