By Simon Sansome I am very fortunate to call disability campaigner Adam Pearson one of my closest friends and one of the strongest people I know. We have a fun rivalry each year about which one of us is going to be the most influential disability campaigner in the UK. This year I hope that… Continue reading Disgusting, disgraceful and the need for ‘Dignity after Death’ law. ￼
A podcast called The Grumpy Gits has hit the floor running by reaching half a million hits. Presented by TV Presenter and Disability Campaigner Adam Pearson the show is certainly a podcast hit. Available on Facebook pages The Grumpy Gits, Ability Access and AudioBoom it aims to break down barriers on disability, mental health, physical disabilities and of… Continue reading From Sun Hill to Colgate – This podcast has it all. Funny, educational, hard hitting and informative it is a sensation with half a million views.
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.
Bells Amusements in Ingoldmells. By Simon Sansome While the UK is going through a massive heatwave people like myself are heading to the seaside for a family day out and yesterday was one of those days. My parents had set up camp on an Ingoldmells campsite so me, my wife and my nephew and niece decided to join… Continue reading Yesterday, I was asked to leave Amusement Arcade because I was in my mobility scooter.
With lockdown beginning to ease more people are feeling confident about going out and about. People started going to restaurants, picnics and of course the cinemas are reopening. While a lot of people are feeling anxiety about going out and about again in crowds, the disabled community are getting back to normal where they do… Continue reading Unless the majority are affected the minority don’t stand a chance.