Disability, london, Politics, travel

Presenter starts petition for change in the law to make travel free for all companions.

Presenter and journalist Simon Sansome has started a petition calling for the government to introduce a new law that allows all companions to travel free of charge if they are assisting a disabled traveller. Currently, if you are disabled and need assistance to travel via bus, plane, boat or train in the UK you have… Continue reading Presenter starts petition for change in the law to make travel free for all companions.

awards, Disability, Education, elections, graduates, Lifestyle, london, podcast, Politics, travel

Tanni Grey Thompson – “Someone once asked, how did I get pregnant? I replied I had sex with my husband, they said that was disgusting, I replied you have not seen my husband I quite like him”.

The UK’s most successful Paralympian of all time talks to Simon Sansome on ‘While Disabled’ about working in the House of Lords and getting ‘Shagged’ on Countdown. Listen to Tanni talk about choosing between Sir Steve Redgrave and Denise Lewis, what happens when she could not be presented with a the Sports Personality of the… Continue reading Tanni Grey Thompson – “Someone once asked, how did I get pregnant? I replied I had sex with my husband, they said that was disgusting, I replied you have not seen my husband I quite like him”.

Disability, Education, health, Lifestyle

Ignorance is bliss as a picture really does say a thousand words.

Ability Access is the largest most read dedicated Facebook page in the UK and so we get a lot of comments, views and opinions, which is great as it raises awareness of all disability. In one video recently reposted we were raising awareness of the lack of access in a Travelodge. In the commentary I… Continue reading Ignorance is bliss as a picture really does say a thousand words.

Disability, food, Lifestyle, podcast, social media

Michael Caines – “I saw my arm on the floor of the car while I hung upside down”.

Two Star Michelin Chef and TV personality Michael Caines talks to Simon Sansome on his podcast show “While Disabled”. Michael talks about how he fell asleep at the wheel and lost his arm the age of 25. He says: “I saw my arm on the floor of the car while I hung upside down”. Talking… Continue reading Michael Caines – “I saw my arm on the floor of the car while I hung upside down”.

Disability, LGBT, Lifestyle, social media

Rosie Jones – “I don’t want people to pray for me as I don’t want it to work”

Speaking to Simon Sansome on Podcast “While Disabled” The TV star and stand up comedian said: “She does not want people to pray for her in case it works”. Rosie who has cerebral palsy explained in the show she gets people coming up to her asking if they can pray for her because of the… Continue reading Rosie Jones – “I don’t want people to pray for me as I don’t want it to work”