Gone, forgotten and undervalued. This is what it’s like to be disabled during the pandemic. Disability Campaigner and Ability Access Founder Simon Sansome is calling for an urgent independent inquiry in to the treatment of the disabled community during the pandemic. Simon said: ‘New data has shown that six out of ten people who have… Continue reading Disability campaigner launches petition for urgent inquiry into the treatment of the disabled community during the pandemic.
Front Cover - Three Blind Mice Published author and disability campaigner Simon Sansome has launched a new comic book series called ‘Three Blind Mice’. Simon who became disabled in 2014 following an accident was shocked on how little disability is represented in the media, he said: ‘Once you become disabled you try to find something… Continue reading Disability campaigner get global launch of comic book series, ‘The disabled version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer’.
With the new year is well under way and with each new year comes a number of rituals. People will be losing weight (and probably putting it back on within a few weeks), stopping smoking (and then starting again on the first day back at work), and trying to find ‘the one’, the person you… Continue reading Do you tell online daters you have a disability?
In 2014, I was a 32-year-old, politically active, government employee and a hard-working individual. I had the world in front of me. I had a golden pension. I was a local councilorand I had just stood for Parliament. My ambition was inoverdrive. The best part of that year was getting married to my wonderful wife… Continue reading Behind ever man there is a greater women. How my wife helped me set up the world most read disability page.
It’s 3 o’clock in the morning just after Boxing Day and I have shooting pains in my foot which is keeping me awake. I’ve taken up for thin paracetamol, Ibuprofen and CBD and yet I am sitting here is up from the sofa watching the West Wing on All4, stroking my leg because it won’t… Continue reading The injury that is costing you, £350 million a year and you know nothing about it.