Confused? Let me explain… My name is Tracey Proudlock, I’m a Trustee at Rica and we need your help to find out more about activities wheelchair users currently take part in, what they would like to try or do more of in the future, and how WheelPower can support them to do that.
Martin Austin is Managing Director of Nimbus Disability, the Social Enterprise behind the Access Card, the UK's first national ID card for disabled people. Here he talks about how and why it was developed. Find out how to get your Access Card.
I’ve been disabled from the age of three. So I really welcomed the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) when it was enacted 20 years ago, and thought it would improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. But...
As disabled and elderly users of mobility scooters, lets band together to insist that companies who claim to have our best interests at heart don’t rip us off! A fair price for mobility scooter servicing is between £60 and £90 including travel cost and basic repairs.
Originally my daughter wanted to go to Paris. She’s thirteen – an age when she’s most interested in shopping and nice cafes. She’s also severely disabled by cerebral palsy and a wheelchair user, so going on our Easter break was going to take some planning.
As a wheelchair user for five years now, the most convenient thing that makes going out and about easier is the increasing number of accessible loos. However, there are some truths that need to be told - 7 rather inconvenient ones, in fact.
Last week I spoke at the first Roundtable meeting of Scope's Extra Costs Commission. The topic was 'Empowering disabled people as consumers' and we had a very interesting discussion about what costs more and why and what can be done.