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Family asked to prove son’s disability before boarding Jet2 flight – The Guardian

The family of a 10-year-old boy were asked to prove he had a disability before they were…

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Liz Johnson, ex-Paralympian, on starting the UK’s first disability-led employment agency – The Independent

Liz Johnson feels lucky to have always had a job she loved. She was just 26 when…

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Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks – thejournal.ie

THE MOTHER OF a young girl living with spina bifida has slammed the girl’s former school for…

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Big Brother Gets Tattoo Of Little Brother With Down’s Syndrome On Arm, He Absolutely Loves It – LADbible

Because this young man with Down’s syndrome reacted in the most amazing way when he saw his…

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Teen with Cerebral Palsy hopes to surf for Wales in California surf championship – South Wales Argus

A YOUNG surfer with Cerebral Palsy has set his sights of state-side glory by aiming to represent…

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People share their experiences of living with dyspraxia – Metro

Developmental co-ordination disorder, commonly known as dyspraxia, is a condition that affects movement and co-ordination. While dyspraxia…

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Double amputee who modelled for River Island wants to be a supermodel – Daily Mail Online

An eight-year-old double amputee who charmed shoppers in a River Island campaign has revealed her plans to…

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Teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World – Belfast Live

Meet the Northern Ireland teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World. Kate Grant, 19, took…

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Lancaster man overcomes his deafness to achieve his goals in education – Lancaster Guardian

A man who was born profoundly deaf has overcome many obstacles to graduate twice with two degrees….

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A 13-year-old Boy Scout with Asperger’s syndrome survived for 37 hours in the wilderness by eating bugs and bark after being separated from his troop – Business Insider

A 13-year-old boy who became separated from his Boy Scout group during a hiking trip in the…

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Heartwarming photo of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome hugging Christopher Eccleston goes viral – as his brother reveals he was ‘on cloud nine’ after meeting his hero – Daily Mail

A heartwarming photograph of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome’s meeting with his hero Christopher Eccleston…

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Distraught mum ‘told to leave Wetherspoons’ by customer because autistic son was making noise – Manchester Evening News

A Wetherspoons customer has been banned from a branch after he reportedly asked a mum to leave…

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Teenager with cerebral palsy dreams of surfing for Wales – BBC News

A 13-year-old surfer is facing a £3,000 bill to compete for Wales because there is “not enough…

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8 wheelchair travellers share how they pack and travel all over the world – DisabledGo Blog

It’s no secret that a wheelchair makes packing a bit more complicated, but that doesn’t need to…

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Woman, 29, reveals what it’s like living with diabetes AND epilepsy – Stoke-on-Trent Live

Diabetic Lucy Mallon says it was like a ‘kick in the teeth’ to be told she was…

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Family adopted nine Down’s Syndrome children and wouldn’t change it for anything – Metro

A family from Derbyshire who always knew they wanted to help those in care have adopted nine…

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Disabled toddler with cerebral palsy could see dreams come true after life-changing surgery made free on NHS – Mirror.co.uk

A disabled toddler who dreams of becoming a ballerina is a step closer – after life-changing surgery…

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As someone with diabetes, I’m prepared to secure my own insulin supply before Brexit – because I don’t trust the government to do it – The Independent

Rejoice if, like me, you are among the 350,000 or so Britons with type 1 diabetes. And…

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Co Antrim six-year-old inspires new Spina Bifida and hydrocephalus charity LoveHope&Faith – Belfast Live

Meet the 6-year-old Co Antrim girl so determined not to let Spina Bifida or hydrocephalus hold her…

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A 12-year-old boy who can’t speak wrote a book with his eyes – CNN

Twelve-year-old Jonathan Bryan can’t verbally speak or physically write. He was born with severe cerebral palsy, has…

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Boy with epilepsy and family forced to leave Emirates flight in Dubai – The Guardian

Emirates staff have forced a disabled teenager and his family to disembark from a plane because he…

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Friends carry quadriplegic cerebral palsy sufferer up Snowdon in bid to fund life-changing wheelchair – Cornwall Live

A 27-year-old who has spent most of his life in a wheelchair says his life has changed…

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Video of man with cerebral palsy visiting beach for first time goes viral – MyAJC

An Alabama man with cerebral palsy said he felt “blessed” to visit the beach for the first…

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In Greece, One Family’s Struggle with Duchenne – Muscular Dystrophy News

In the mythology of ancient Greece, Hermes was the god of boundaries and transitions, with the ability…

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The amazing creations of a young artist with muscular dystrophy (Video) – Aleteia EN

At just 10 years old, this little girl has already had her work displayed in exhibitions. When she…

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Drug gang threatened Bodmin cerebral palsy sufferer to use home as distribution point – Cornwall Live

A cerebral palsy sufferer who smoked cannabis for pain relief said he was in possession of a…

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A friend with Asperger’s Syndrome will thank you if you knew 4 things about her – The Health Site

Reportedly, Michael Jackson showed signs of Asperger’s syndrome (AS). His unusual behaviour often put him in…

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Boy, 12, with severe cerebral palsy writes book using just eye movements – ITV News

A severally disabled 12-year-old boy has written a book – despite only being able to communicate using…

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I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief. – Vox

I am going to die in this dentist’s chair. My eyes are closed, but I can still see…

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No school will take this Derbyshire girl with ADHD and autism – Derbyshire Live

A Derbyshire schoolgirl with ADHD and autism has been left in “limbo” as she has not be…

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Autism family support group grant makes mum feel like she had “won the lotto” – Belfast Live

“Meltdowns, anxiety, social isolation and sleepless nights” – mum of three Aine Sloan is the first to…

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Hockey mom’s deafness pushed her boys to be better – Toronto Star

While most young hockey players might expect a stern scolding from their parents after a game for…

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A boy who was silent until he was seven because of severe cerebral palsy has got a message for you – Mirror.co.uk

A nine-year-old boy who was silent until he was seven because of his severe cerebral palsy has…

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Mum plagued by chronic pain condition fibromyalgia hails £9.95 cream a life-changer – easing her agony in 20 MINUTES – The Sun

A MUM left a “prisoner in her own body” due to a chronic pain condition claims a…

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Former professional surfer, 31, reveals her toddler son was left with cerebral palsy after having a STROKE in her womb – Daily Mail

A former champion surfer from Newquay, Cornwall, has revealed how she found her infant son’s seizures were…

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Irish girl (4) could finally walk thanks to revolutionary cerebral palsy treatment in US – IrishCentral

Odette O’Brien is a bright and beautiful four-year-old girl living with spastic diplegic cerebra palsy. The four-year-old suffers…

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My Son Is Not ‘Special’ Simply Because He Has Down Syndrome – The Mighty

My son and I waited in line to go down a waterslide for his first time; he…

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Woman left with spinal cord injury after skydiving will jump out of a plane again – Metro

When Emma Carey last went to Switzerland, she suffered a broken spine in a horrific skydiving accident….

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I’ve lost my words but not my brain – Inside Halton

Here I am, sitting at my computer to write this article about, um, you know, oh, what’s…

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My Child With Down Syndrome Was Also Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy – The Mighty

I’ve unpacked most of our luggage from vacation. Laundry and dishwasher are both running. I’m now sitting…

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Teen with cerebral palsy who was ‘always left on the bench’ sets up ‘Adversity United’ football team – Evening Standard

A teenager with cerebral palsy who was constantly “left on the bench” at football games launched a…

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Little girl helps disabled friend operate a new motorized wheelchair – Daily Mail

This is the lovely moment a little girl helped her disabled friend operate a new electric wheelchair. Young…

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Mum praises ‘wonderful’ Tesco delivery driver who bonded with her autistic toddler – Mirror.co.uk

A mum-of-two has praised a ‘wonderful’ Tesco delivery driver for being kind towards her autistic son -…

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A place at The Open for young golfer who overcame cerebral palsy – The Telegraph

hen Ash Turner developed a rare form of cerebral palsy after a freak childhood accident his parents…

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‘All I had to do was look in his eyes and I knew he was there’: Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens heartbreaking account of her battle to accept that he was dying – Daily Mail

A woman has written an emotional ode to her husband who died after a battle with both…

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Belfast man left unable to walk by brain injury now playing for football for Northern Ireland – Belfast Live

A Belfast man who learned to walk again following a severe brain injury is fielding for Northern…

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Marathon runner housebound after developing ME claims diet change gave him his life back – iNews

ME is a debilitating and mysterious condition that often strikes people when they’re in their prime of…

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Hitchin woman with MS takes on housing association over lack of repairs – The Comet

Abby Ellis has written to Hitchin MP Bim Afolami about her ordeal after becoming exhausted fighting Settle,…

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12-year-old girl who became child model despite cerebral palsy awarded £15m by NHS in compensation – Telegraph.co.uk

A 12-year-old girl who has forged a child modelling career despite suffering severe cerebral palsy since her…

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Disability campaigner Samantha Renke reveals she’d consider having a designer baby to avoid passing on the ‘extremely painful’ brittle bone disease that has confined her to a wheelchair – Daily Mail

The disabled actress Samantha Renke has said she would consider having a designer baby when she starts…

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