Disability, health, Lifestyle

Business fail to understand how essential and personal electric equipment is to disabled people.

By Simon Sansome For most people a scooter getting a flat tyre is not a big issue as they can just get up and walk away. For me it leaves me more isolated than normal, and to top it all off my electric wheelchair is damaged as well. Being disabled means you reply on electronic… Continue reading Business fail to understand how essential and personal electric equipment is to disabled people.

Disability, Film, social media

Hollywood keep on insulting the disabled community and it need to stop.

By Simon Sansome People with disabilities have been under represented for years on TV and in film. Getting a job in these industries has never been harder. So much so that the BBC have committed £100 million of public funds to encourage people into the industry making it easier for people with disabilities to break… Continue reading Hollywood keep on insulting the disabled community and it need to stop.

awards, Disability, Education, mental health, Politics, social media

National Diversity Award nominee suspended by Facebook for the second time in a month for promoting diversity and inclusion.

Ability Access is the largest disability page in the UK and reaches over 20 million people a month and the news feed has been suspended (again) stopping tens of thousands of people from talking about disability and sharing their stories. Three weeks ago, Simon Sansome the founder of Ability Access posted a video explaining that… Continue reading National Diversity Award nominee suspended by Facebook for the second time in a month for promoting diversity and inclusion.

Disability, Education, health, Lifestyle, mental health, NHS, Politics, social media

Cauda Equina Syndrome, the injury NHS doctors fear yet the public know nothing about it.

By Simon Sansome I can pretty much guarantee that 99% of the population in the UK have no idea what Caudia Equina syndrome or CES is?  Yet two people in the UK are diagnosed with it every day and it is costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds a year. So technically CES is spinal damage. It… Continue reading Cauda Equina Syndrome, the injury NHS doctors fear yet the public know nothing about it.