Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin has taken to the catwalk in a diverse fashion awards alongside Paralympian Richard Whitehead. It is the first regional fashion awards for students to really put disability and diversity at the heart. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/11/disabled-bbc-weather-presenter-lucy-martins-catwalk-debut/ Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow me on Twitter @P94Emma, follow me on… Continue reading Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

Sparsh Shah: the 15-year-old rapper with brittle bones

We interview Sparsh Shah, a 15-year-old rapper with Brittle Bone Disease. He’s a singer, songwriter and motivational speaker. He became famous for his cover of Eminem’s song, Not Afraid, and has had a documentary made about his life. Find out more about Sparsh Shah in our interview. — Read on disabilityhorizons.com/2018/10/sparsh-shah-the-15-year-old-rapper-with-brittle-bones/ Like Rock For Disability… Continue reading Sparsh Shah: the 15-year-old rapper with brittle bones

Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people

This month I was recognised for my years of voluntary work as a writer for online magazine Disability Horizons that has led me to secure paid opportunities as a freelance journalist… “We also had support from our volunteers Carrie Aimes and Emma Purcell. Both have been writing great articles for us over the years and… Continue reading Making changes toward inclusive employment for disabled people