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 video promoting the awareness of Caudia Equina Syndrome (CES) has hit the internet this week thanks to Ability Access’s Simon Sansome with the assistance of Branded Studios and is having a dramatic impact on a people’s lives. Shirley, 46 from Merseyside has had issues with her bladder and bowels for over 10 years which… Continue reading ‘CES awareness video has changed my life’.
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.
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.