Education

My 2018 in review

2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all […]

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 […]

5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Wednesday 10th October 2018 was World Mental Health Day. Currently 450 million people worldwide suffer with mental health problems and it has been known to effect famous people too including Gary Lightbody, Ant McPartlin, Robin Williams and Chester Bennington. To mark the occasion and raise awareness, I want to share […]

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. […]

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