Life Stories

 
Carrie-Ann Lightley is an expert in accessible travel, and an ardent advocate of the...
Ruth Bailey
Ruth Bailey, a passionate advocate for effective healthcare for adults with CP, recounts a...
Abbie Hills
I am a talent agent and founder at The Dazey Hills Company.
Janene Pike
I am an artist, creating works of art using many different types of mediums...
Jon McFarlane
I am final year PhD researcher in economics and part of the Scottish national...
Alex Papanikolaou
I founded Freedom One Life because I was fed up with being let down...
Jack Hunter
I am a disabled actor and writer, based in Edinburgh.
Ali Golchin
I am a Para Jiu Jitsu fighter and am also currently doing an MA...
Asa Marshall
Be yourself, embrace you as an individual. Don't let your disability become your weakness,...
Zoe Squirrell
I have ridden horses for over 20 years and have competed nationally and internationally...
Siobhan Fitzpatrick
I am a Great Britain and Loughborough Lightning Wheelchair basketball athlete. 
Ruthanne Miller
My greatest achievement is getting the Jack Petchey Award for being a good role...
Michael McEwan
I am a freelance journalist, commissioned by TV and radio to raise awareness of...
Kirsty Colquhoun
I am a consultant geriatrician - a hospital consultant who looks after older adults. ...
Jonathan Bryan
I’m a 17 year old sixth former who campaigns for all children to be...
Jon Champion
I am one of 12 screenwriters currently participating in Philip Shelley's Channel 4 Screenwriting...
James Moore
I am an actor on Emmerdale. I won the National Television Award for best...
Chris Percival
My greatest achievement has come fairly recently. I got back into horse riding and...
Callum Armour
I am a Policy Advisor for the Department for Education, working within the SEND...
Abbie Hills
I am a talent agent and founder at The Dazey Hills Company. Currently I...
Aaron Simmonds
I am a stand up comedian, that doesn't stand up. I have been doing...
Wayne
I am the only cerebral palsy drag queen in the UK that we know...
Sam James leads fitness class
I am a qualified personal trainer, rehabilitation & exercise for long term neurological conditions...
Rio Boothe
I am a T37 para-athlete, I compete for Manchester Harriers and my university athletics...
Paul Maynard
I’m the MP for Blackpool North & Cleveleys, and the first person with cerebral...
Nicola Sheehan
I’ll always try to think creatively about how to tackle something in a way...
Natalie South-Law
If people with CP have ambitions, I think just pursuing them is the best...
Leo
Everyone said Leo would never walk! Then he started dancing and never stopped.
Kare Adenegan
I am a full-time athlete in the sport of wheelchair racing. I have won...
Jaimee Britton
My greatest achievement would be graduating university or learning to do my own makeup.
Harry Baker
I am an England Cerebral Palsy footballer and have competed internationally for over 9...
Eve Lacey
The biggest challenge is gaining the trust and respect of people to be able...
Carrie-Ann Lightley
I'm Head of Marketing at AccessAble, the UK's leading provider of detailed disabled access...
I retired from elite sport in early 2022 having successfully made my dream come...
I have Cerebral Palsy, hydrocephalus and Epilepsy. I have always dreamt of working with...
Alex Christmas
Alex Christmas is constantly trying to live life to the fullest.
Carrie-Ann Lightley is one of the UK’s leading accessible travel bloggers. She tells us...
Rio Boothe is 19, studying Sport Business at Liverpool John Moores University. He is...
Jean Martin
Jean Martin is a retired podiatrist, living in Derby. She tells us about her...
Georgia Hamer
Georgia Hamer is 29, and is a passionate advocate for greater understanding of Cerebral...
Man using assistive technology (Clive Gilbert)
Clive Gilbert is a leading policy expert on assistive technology for disabled people, drawing...
Young woman with little girl (Scarlett Murray and daughter)
Scarlett Murray is a 22 year-old mother of one, and a talented writer who...