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Hollyoaks newcomer Talia Grant opens up about her autism on Loose Women – Digital Spy

Hollyoaks actress Talia Grant opened up on Loose Women today (July 9) about her autism and joining…

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The polio survivor who says she ‘was one of the lucky ones’ – BBC News

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week…

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“It’s a beautiful thing”: Mum’s pride as couple with Down’s syndrome celebrate 23 YEARS of marriage – Mirror.co.uk

A mum has revealed her joy as her daughter and son-in-law who both have Down’s syndrome celebrate…

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This duo wants to do for prosthetics what fashion designers did for eyeglasses – Moneyish

These prosthetic covers marry flair with function. McCauley Wanner and Ryan Palibroda craft stylish leg and arm covers…

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What it’s like to be an autistic 14-year-old going into politics – Plymouth Herald

An autistic teenager from Plymouth is fighting stereotypes as a newly-elected member of Youth Parliament. Alana Jones, from…

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Autistic teenager flies a flag every day – BBC News

Thirteen-year-old Josh has a flagpole at home and puts up flags from different parts of the world…

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How BBC reporter with muscular dystrophy helped Asos create a jumpsuit for people in a wheelchair – iNews

Fashion retailer Asos and sports reporter Chloe Ball-Hopkins, who has muscular dystrophy, have collaborated to make a…

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Woman with cerebral palsy hits out at disabled facilities in Maidenhead – Maidenhead Advertiser

A wheelchair user with cerebral palsy has hit out at the state of disabled facilities in Maidenhead…

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Halifax girl with cerebral palsy saves brother from drowning – BBC News

A Canadian girl with cerebral palsy is being called a hero for saving her little brother from…

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Pop up opera created by writer with Down Syndrome – Watford Observer

Max Lewis is a writer and director who has Down Syndrome and has spent most of his…

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Girl with cerebral palsy walks on her own for first time in video – Daily Mail

We all want to be as strong as this little girl. An adorable video shows the…

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Chronic Lyme disease not just ‘summer flu’ says man bitten by tick 26 years ago – The Irish News

WHEN Belfast retired teacher Henry McNulty found himself having to quickly answer a call of nature, he…

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Watch: this female boxer with cerebral palsy is all the motivation you will need! – Jacaranda FM

We all struggle with motivation at times, but imagine if you had to work extra hard to…

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I have bipolar disorder, so why am I scared of dating someone with a mental illness? – Metro

‘All you need is love,’ or so The Beatles say. In this society where romantic love is valued…

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Clare woman with multiple sclerosis reveals struggles after losing disability allowance – Suffolk Free Press

A woman from Clare who suffers from multiple sclerosis is raising awareness of the lifelong condition after…

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Llandudno woman who was first person in UK diagnosed with Lyme disease on how she suffers its effects still – Daily Post North Wales

A mother from Llandudno who was the first person in the UK to be diagnosed with Lyme…

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Schoolgirl tried to kill herself after horrific abuse by bullies about her cerebral palsy – Liverpool Echo

A schoolgirl has bravely opened up about the time she tried to kill herself after suffering horrific…

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Wish come true: 11-year-old celebrates birthday in Disney – News Courier

For the last 38 years, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted wishes to children with life-threatening conditions like…

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‘I used to be ashamed to have autism’ – Llandeilo volunteer – BBC News

Hayden Rustage volunteers for the National Trust in Carmarthenshire. As a welcome assistant, he gives people guided tours…

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Boy With Autism To Be Sent To School 50 Miles Away From Home – HuffPost UK

The parents of a boy with autism who faces being sent to a residential school 50 miles…

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WheelPower chief executive celebrates 30 years of service – Bucks Herald

The CEO of WheelPower, a charity that has been providing opportunities for people with physical impairments to…

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Disabled musician seeks to break norms in the music industry – Citizen

The positive and confident Thabo Mashaba wants to inspire other people living with disabilities and give them…

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MS patient ‘lost her disability benefit after 10 years’ following switch to PIP – East Anglian Daily Times

Nina Homes, 50 and from Clare, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1998 and uses two…

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“I’m one of the lucky ones”: Pat is determined not to give in to motor neurone disease – The Courier

Pat Orr has lived a proudly independent life. With an active work and social life, no-fuss attitude…

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Walney writer describes living with polio as she releases poems inspired by disease – NW Evening Mail

A WALNEY writer has channelled her experience of childhood disability into a new collection of poetry. Kate Davis,…

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Father slams ‘legislative failure’ which forces children with cerebral palsy to come before courts – Irish Examiner

The president of the High Court has approved a further payment for a young girl with cerebral…

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Devoted Scots wife lays bare harsh reality of Motor Neurone Disease but insists husband’s illness isn’t a death sentence – The Scottish Sun

A DEVOTED wife has laid bare the harsh reality of Motor Neurone Disease — but insists her…

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Former martial arts champion left blind and bedridden after getting Lyme disease from a tick bite – The Sun

A FORMER martial arts champion has been left blind after getting Lyme disease from a tick bite. Stephen…

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Schoolgirl with cerebral palsy has her modelling dreams come true – Daily Mail

A schoolgirl with cerebral palsy has realised her dreams of becoming a model after she won a…

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Visually impaired businessman lights up life of disabled – Global Times

Blurred vision doesn’t stop Cai Cheng from lighting up the life of disabled people. “I have a…

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My dad and I have helped each other through bipolar disorder: Here’s our story – Metro

I am the child of a father with bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed with the same condition…

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‘Every day is a struggle’ Young mum’s devastating Lyme disease battle after tick bite near school – Scottish Daily Record

A mum is battling Lyme disease after being bitten by a tick near a primary school. Nausea, fatigue…

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‘I no longer worry I could die’: Dundee woman is finally clear of painful brain condition – Evening Telegraph

In her youth, Theresa Hopkins was a teenage hooligan who carried a knife, terrorised her neighbours and…

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Wilmington mom writes children’s book about Asperger syndrome – Star News Online

A retired UNCW professor writes a guidebook to coastal plants. The N.C. Blueberry Festival in Burgaw is terrific…

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Flintshire teenage cadet with diplegic cerebral palsy given outstanding bravery award – Leader Live

A TEENAGER will be given an award by the Duchess of Gloucester for her outstanding bravery. Georgina Seller,…

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Twins become M&S models after quadriplegic sister with cerebral palsy undergoes life-changing op – Mirror.co.uk

A brave quadriplegic cerebral palsy sufferer who YOU helped to walk by raising funds for a life-changing…

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16-year-old wunderkind makes a colourful debut at Galeri Prima – New Straits Times Online

“SAY hello Luqman, and stand up please!” his mother tells him half-exasperatedly.The lanky 16-year-old who’s sprawled on…

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Billy Caldwell gets cannabis oil back to treat his epilepsy in Home Office U-turn – The National

THE Home Office is returning the cannabis oil it confiscated from the mother of a boy with…

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Birthday Honours List – Trevor Palmer B.E.M.

British Empire Medal Civil Division Central Cnhancery Lane of the Orders of Knighthood St James’s Palace, London SW1 9 June 2018 THE…

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Glasgow dancer with Down’s syndrome to speak at world congress – STV News

An inspirational dancer from Glasgow is set to take part in the biggest Down’s syndrome congress in…

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Cerebral palsy sufferer pushes herself to the limit in memory of dad – Great Yarmouth Mercury

On Sunday, Lisa Borrett, 36, battled through severe pain to complete two laps of the 400m track…

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Actor Samantha Renke Slams Zara After Staff Refused To Help Her Reach Card Machine – HuffPost UK

The actor Samantha Renke has slammed Zara for not educating its staff on how to assist disabled…

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‘Do the unexpected’: Nonverbal autistic high school senior stuns crowd with beautiful graduation speech – Daily Mail

An autistic high school senior in Texas received a standing ovation after he delivered his class’ graduation…

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Leisure centre cleaner with Down’s syndrome, 47, who was sacked from his £30-a-week post but told he could carry on as a volunteer wins job back after public outcry – Daily Mail

A cleaner with Down’s syndrome who was fired from his position at a leisure centre has been…

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The Rivertime Accessible Regatta – Speech from Esme O’Connell

At the 2nd Rivertime Accessible Regatta at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre for children and young people…

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Eleanor’s Voice – Amazing Eleanor Coping with Tumour

Eleanor’s Voice – Amazing Eleanor Coping with Tumour   A very courageous seven year old little girl form Hampton is currently undergoing 52 weeks of…

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‘Amazing’ teacher carries ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy on her back so that she can join in TWO DAY hike with her school friends – Daily Mail

When Maggie Vazquez’s class planned a two-day hike, it was a question of how, not if, the…

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Artworks by brain injury survivors to feature in new Hackney Museum show – Hackney Citizen

An exhibition of artworks created over the past 23 years by brain injury survivors at Homerton Hospital…

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What it’s like to find out your 6-year-old has incurable muscular dystrophy – Cambridge News

The parents of a little boy with a terminal genetic disorder are determined to help him live…

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First responders surprise teen with autism after only 2 friends show up to his birthday party – CNN

First responders in Russellville, Arkansas, went above and beyond the call of duty to make a teen’s…

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