Trending News

Personal Stories

Category
City
Zipcode/Postcode

Daredevil pensioner to take a wingwalk for Stroke Association – Herald Series

AN Oxfordshire pensioner is braving a wing walk to raise money for the Stroke Association’s awareness month…

0701

Family publish books written by their son before his death from Motor Neurone Disease – ITV News

The family of a man who died from Motor Neurone disease (MND) have published the children’s books…

0681

Man turns £7k Jaguar into custom-built £120k ‘supercar’ for his son with Down’s Syndrome – The Independent

A cabinet maker has transformed an old Jaguar sports car into a “supercar” he hopes will help…

0909

Spina Bifida sufferer from Newport who completed 10K is ‘an inspiration’ – South Wales Argus

A NEWPORT student with spina bifida who completed the inaugural ABP Newport Wales 10K has been described…

0689

Video shows the adorable moment a college student with cerebral palsy surprises his best friend with a touching promposal – after she surprised HIM two years in a row – Daily Mail

Video footage captures the heartwarming moment that a college student with cerebral palsy surprises his best friend…

0952

Uttoxeter boy with cerebral palsy who asks when he will walk again needs life-changing surgery – Burton Mail

An inspirational youngster who asks, ‘will it be today that I walk again mum?’ could see his…

0894

Parents raise money to help daughter with cerebral palsy walk for first time – The Independent

The parents of a two-year old girl from Swindon, Wiltshire are fundraising £50,000 to help their daughter…

0860

Living with a child with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

“Living with a child with Down’s syndrome is exactly the same as living with our children who…

0862

Why shouldn’t I be autistic and a student? – BBC News

Getting into university is a challenge, but imagine if you’d also been told you shouldn’t even be…

0920

Aberdeen miracle boy Dexson defies doctors’ dire predictions – Press and Journal

Scans showed at 22 weeks the tot was not only suffering from spina bifida, but also had…

0677

New Longton mum’s Russion mission to beat multiple sclerosis. – Lancashire Evening Post

A mum-of-two from New Longton is hoping to fundraise her way to Russia for life-changing treatment in…

0950

Kirkcudbright mum set to brave fear of heights with abseil for Down’s Syndrome Scotland – Scottish Daily Record

A mum is preparing to brave her fear of heights in aid of the cause closest to…

0899

Man with Asperger’s Syndrome wins £25,000 discrimination payout after being refused entry to ride at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland – Daily Mail

A man with Asperger’s Syndrome has been awarded £25,000 in damages after being refused entry to a…

0733

Firefighter brings forward wedding day – as motor neurone disease leaves him facing life in a wheelchair – Stoke-on-Trent Live

Brave firefighter Gary Bowcock has brought his wedding day forward – after being struck down with a…

0867

Winchester father pounds the streets inspired by daughter’s condition – Hampshire Chronicle

A WINCHESTER man inspired by his daughter’s condition has raised more than £4,000 by the running the…

0690

Teen’s ‘promposal’ to best friend with Down syndrome goes viral – KTRK-TV

Prom season is here and some people really go over the top to ask for dates. They are…

0906

Polio sufferer shares story of dealing with devastating disease – Hull Daily Mail

A Hull man has told his story after missing out on the city’s world-leading fight against Polio…

0771

Gloucester mum asked at school gates if she was drunk – the reality was far worse – Gloucestershire Live

A mum who was asked if she was drunk at the school gates discovered her stumbling was…

0684

What life is like living with multiple sclerosis at 20 – Plymouth Herald

Looking at Amber Reeves, you would probably suspect she’s a regular young woman getting on with her…

0201

Toddler Kaidence Tate with rare form of spina bifida named a ‘superstar’ – Belfast Telegraph

A little Co Antrim girl born with a rare form of spina bifida has defied the odds…

0211

Eight months after spinal-cord injury, a chef perseveres – Albany Times Union

In today’s Food section, I have a story about Morgan Waite, a chef and Capital Region native…

0246

Sunderland teenage fencing ace needs your help to fulfil Paralympics dream – Sunderland Echo

A funding page has been set up to help a Wearside teenager realise his dream of competing…

0288

Carrie and David Grant’s daughter Talia lands role in Hollyoaks – and she is making TV history – Hello Magazine

Carrie and David Grant couldn’t be more proud of their daughter Talia following the news that she…

0295

Student who paid £5,000 for her own leg to be amputated targets Paralympics – The Telegraph

A student who paid £5,000 to have her leg amputated after an ingrowing toenail left her battling…

0312

Avril Lavigne Gets Real About Going Out When You’ve Been Stuck Inside Due to Illness – The Mighty

Dealing with a chronic illness often means you can’t go out and do fun things like you…

0398

Brave Ballymena boy inspires community to join fight against heart disease – Belfast Live

A brave Co Antrim boy is inspiring his community to join the fight against heart disease. Mark Lynn,…

0366

‘I had a seizure on a first date’ reveals woman diagnosed with brain tumour at 26 – Metro

A woman diagnosed with epilepsy caused by a tumour growing on her brain is refusing to let…

0388

Couple creates bow ties to help benefit children with Down syndrome – WBAL Baltimore

Nathan and Emily Begnaud found out that their son Max had Down syndrome just before his birth…

0352

Teenager with cerebral palsy could be first disabled Miss England winner – The Independent

A teenage student with cerebral palsy is in the running to be become the first ever disabled…

0418

Harry’s Game – the boy with Down’s Syndrome who’s an award-winning football coach – The Northern Echo

GIRLS’ Football Week gets underway today and there’s one female team in the North-East that’s luckier than…

0387

Parents praise Worcestershire Disability Football Club for making a huge difference to their children’s lives – Worcester News

PARENTS have praised a city football club for people with disabilities as “confidence boosting” for their children. The…

0380

From tragedy to triumph: How a spinal cord injury victim helps others – wtkr.com

When Nicole Marquez was 28, she moved to New York City to pursue her career as a…

0403

Hollyoaks casts actress with autism Talia Grant in major role – Radio Times

Hollyoaks has announced that actress Talia Grant – who identifies as having high-functioning autism – is joining…

0396

Nick Cannon says he’s “in awe” of ex-wife Mariah Carey for going public with her bipolar struggle – Digital Spy

Nick Cannon has revealed his reaction to ex-wife Mariah Carey going public with her bipolar disorder diagnosis. Earlier…

0369

‘I’m not ashamed of mental illness’ – Cromer woman’s battle with bipolar disorder – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

When former podiatrist Ellen Tatum was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 50, her lifelong…

0375

‘Eating crunchy foods and clothing labels touching my skin makes me cry’ – what living with autism is really like – Mirror.co.uk

Two years ago Vicky Whiting’s life changed when she finally received a diagnosis that explained her intense…

0478

North-east woman with autism suffered panic attack after assistance dog not allowed on flight – Press and Journal

A woman with autism says she suffered “severe prejudice” after being told her assistance dog might not…

0479

Heroic teen gets golden ticket to Supercar Event delivered by Ferraris and Lamborghini – Get Surrey

A teenager who has been recovering from a bleed on the brain at The Children’s Trust in…

0433

VIDEO: disability-rights activist Judith Heumann’s story on making change happen – Disability Horizons

In our latest video interview, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to disability-rights activist Judith Heumann, a…

0193

Paralympics bid for Dorset leg amputee – BBC News

A woman who had her leg amputated after an ingrown toenail led to an infection hopes to…

0543

Multiple sclerosis sufferer to run another London Marathon – and his personal best is absolutely amazing – Mirror.co.uk

Tim Sorrell should not be able to run. When he does, the weaker side of his body…

0599

Dennis from Perth reveals his struggle with Motor Neurone Disease – Scottish Daily Record

A former Perth man has opened up about his battle with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Dennis Dick MBE…

0565

Codicote villagers rally round to support five-year-old with genetic disease – Welwyn Hatfield Times

Fundraising challenges and events are all being staged to support five-year-old William Eames, who was diagnosed with…

0772

Overcoming a stutter to fulfil my dream of teaching – Disability Horizons

Adam Black shares his experience of living with a stutter and how he overcame his condition with…

0267

Paddy McGuinness tells parents of autistic children: ‘Don’t give up hope on holidays’ – BBC News

Paddy McGuinness is encouraging parents who have children with autism to not “give up hope on holidays”. The…

01k

Disabled doctor left ‘stranded’ on London train – BBC News

A disabled doctor said she was left feeling “worthless” when she was stranded on a train in…

0481

Kadeena Cox age, Paralympics career and TV appearances as she takes on Celebrity Bake Off – Metro

Paralympian Kadeena Cox MBE is one of the final famous faces set to have a brush with…

0897

Fiona McGrevey: The train can be a strain if you’re autistic – The Scotsman

Are you reading this article while travelling on ­public transport? Has your ­journey been delayed, diverted or…

01.1k

Campaign to keep autistic girl at her family home gains backing of hundreds – Wales Online

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition to stop a young autistic girl being taken away…

0844

Miss Hampshire contestant battling fibromyalgia hopes to raise awareness of the condition – Salisbury Journal

A 23-YEAR-OLD from Fordingbridge who battles with a long-term health condition is competing for the Miss Hampshire…

01k
Font Resize