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A centre for everyone

Tom lives in Seven Springs, our care home in Kent. He tells us about the impact of hydrotherapy and why he can't wait for the new activity suite to open.

Is the law protecting guide dog owners?

Our recent research showed that nearly a quarter of disabled adults have experienced problems accessing essential services where they live. This includes GP surgeries, supermarkets and sports facilities. Blogger Emily Davison discusses how a lack of...

How education has been affected by coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the world. Whether that's from everyday living to employment and education. Amalie Quevedo is part of our International Technical team. She explores the impact of the pandemic on our inclusive...

How I went from youth reporter to organisation founder

Ian Banda is one of our citizen reporters. He tells us about his experience of being part of our 2030 and Counting programme and setting up his own organisation to support young people with disabilities in Zambia.

What coronavirus taught me about carers

Michelle Lecheminant is the deputy manager at our St. Bridget’s service in West Sussex. She tells us what working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic has taught her.

What surviving coronavirus has taught me

Amar Latif contracted coronavirus in March 2020. He tells us about what it was like to be admitted to hospital as a blind man and what the experience taught him.