November 2018 Donations: RNIB

Rock For Disability is reaching it’s 11th month now and it’s growing well. It’s gained over 6200 blog hits and has over 1000 followers. But it needs to grow further and that is where I need your help. If you love the work I’ve produced so far and eager to read more blog posts and… Continue reading November 2018 Donations: RNIB

Bake A Difference for MDUK

Last weekend, my friend and I hosted a #BakeADifference event to raise money for Muscuular Dystrophy UK. I suggested to do this because we both enjoy baking and thought it be a great way of fundraising for charity. (Although the image above does say 8th – 14th Oct, neither my friend nor I were available… Continue reading Bake A Difference for MDUK

My voluntary work that is shaping content for Muscular Dystrophy UK

Since February 2017, I’ve been a member of the Content Advisory Group for the disability charity Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK); who support people and their families with muscle-wasting conditions. The group is a voluntary, representative body for the charity, currently consisting of 25 people from around the country. Some members have a muscle-wasting condition themselves,… Continue reading My voluntary work that is shaping content for Muscular Dystrophy UK

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

Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

This article was originally published on online magazine Disability Horizons who I regularly write for as a freelance journalist. _______________________________ Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every 16 people with a learning disability is in paid employment in the UK. The statistics are stark, but… Continue reading Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities