The 19th July 2021 Freedom Day, the day when all Coronavirus restrictions were lifted in England has been welcomed and criticised by many. The day will definitely be remembered but whether as a success or failure is yet to be… Read More »The Impact and Effect of Freedom Day
Will a wheelchair ever fly? I’m not talking about a rocket-powered wheelchair, although wouldn’t that be great?! I’m talking about the possibility of travelling in a wheelchair whilst on a plane. Comfort and convenience Imagine, instead of being lifted like… Read More »Flying from a wheelchair
A: we might not be ticking the right boxes! Leading up to the 2021 census, I was interested to read a plea from Andrew Copson, Humanists UK, in the news. (Not to be confused with our PR Director, Richard Copson,… Read More »Q. What do Disabled People and Jedi have in Common?
Access Rating Welcomes New Ambassadors.Throughout the pandemic, many non-disabled people have experienced the frustration of being unable to access their places of work, shops and recreational spaces. For wheelchair users and those with mobility issues, however, lack of access is… Read More »Access Rating Welcomes New Ambassadors.
I have been shielding since March due to my immuno-compromised state from MS-related treatments. Eight months gives one more than ample time to think about how this pandemic has affected everyone. Still, as a disabled person, I have naturally honed… Read More »(Virtual) Musings on the Pandemic
Social enterprise Access Rating has launched a new campaign called “What access means to me”, where people of the disability community share their thoughts on what access is to them. This could be having adequate wheelchair access in buildings, include… Read More »What access means to me – Access Rating
Social enterprise launches online initiatives to help tackle social isolation amongst disabled during Covid-19 A disability app has gone above and beyond recently to organise online activities to reduce social isolation amongst the disabled community during the coronavirus pandemic. Access… Read More »Coping with Social Isolation – Access Rating