Finding peace in a field

For most of us, day to day life with a disability is one of ‘routine’. Not that it is usually possible to keep a routine, by using the word ‘routine’ I mean that day to day the same things tend to happen; you wake up tired or in pain, you have a shower and feel exhausted, you get dressed and need a rest, and so on.

However, this article is not about chronic fatigue, or exhaustion, it is instead about how one goes about the task of gaining some relief from mental fatigue.

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Why the tube strike is good for disabled people

Unless you’ve really been avoiding the news, you’ll know that there was a tube strike this week, and whilst the vast majority of commuters made alternative arrangements and many others took to social media to complain about their lot – for those of us who are wheelchair users it was just another day in paradise. Right?

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Ten really good things to say to a parent with an Autistic child

So, following on from our article we posted yesterday, here are ten really positive things you can say to parents who have a child with autism. Continue reading Ten really good things to say to a parent with an Autistic child

Ten things NOT to say to a parent with an autistic child

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As parents to two autistic boys we’ve heard some of these and if you are a parent to an autistic child, then you probably have too!

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Disabled spaces are not OAP spaces!

A passionate guest post from one of our Facebook Community Group members, Erin Pritchard

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Carers Week

They do an amazing job, are often unsung heroes, and many of us would have a poorer quality of life without them. It’s two and a half weeks to go until Carers Week 2015!  Continue reading Carers Week

Accessible Britain

Just how accessible is your local town? Do you prefer your local High Street to your nearest shopping centre?

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The UK’s 12.2 million disabled people make a noticeable contribution to employment and local economies. The Accessible Britain Challenge in aims to encourage shops, businesses and local authorities to work closely with disabled people and their organisations to break down barriers and make services more accessible and inclusive. Continue reading Accessible Britain