Congrats to the GB Paralympic team for receiving our September Monthly Honours!

This month we are honouring the Paralympic GB team for their dedication to their sport and their participation in Tokyo 2020. Well done Paralympics GB!! We have been lucky to catch up with Paralympian Stephen McGuire, who competed in the Boccia BC4 class, to gain a fascinating insight into life as a Paralympian with a […]

Congratulations to Sam Cornelius-Light for winning our September Monthly Honours

At a time when we are thinking tentatively about travelling again, we are honouring Sam Cornelius-Light for his work, research and campaigning for more accessible transport. Sam has recently completed a degree in Geography. He chose to do his final dissertation on public transport in Bristol, with a focus on accessibility – his findings led […]

The July Monthly Honours go to Robert Watson

This month we remember one of Pathfinders original trustees and founding members, Robert Watson, with a posthumous honour.  Robert wanted to try and help others with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or similar conditions, by campaigning for change.  Some of his proudest achievements were taking his campaign, “What About Us”, to the Scottish Parliament and being voted […]

‘Who Cares?’ – Sanjeev talks care agency pros & cons

My name is Sanjeev and I am a journalist, producer, and development worker for Pathfinders, with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Like many with a neuromuscular condition, I rely on other people like carers, personal assistants, family, and friends to go about my regular day whether going out or staying in, as well as for personal care. […]

‘Who Cares?’ A care & support series

In the next few months development worker, Sanjeev and guests will be sharing their thoughts and opinions in a series of articles about all things care-related. The articles will cover a range of topics around care and support as well including overviews, guidelines pros and cons and guest posts. Areas include: How to get care […]

‘Who cares?’ Sanjeev talks top tips for organising care

As someone living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or anyone with a muscle-weakening condition, care is vital to our day-to-day lives. From getting ready in the morning to going out with friends and going to work, you need to make sure your care is organised and correct for you! It can be difficult and tiring to […]

Alex James interview – A Year On

Development Worker Sanjeev Mann has a chat with Alex James about all things music, current releases, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, plans for the future as well as aims as a musician.

Welcome to the Pathfinders team Adam!

Adam Langley, a headshot of a white man with short brown hair and black glasses

A very warm welcome to our new employee Adam Langley. he will be joining us very soon as Social Media and Digital Creation Associate on a full-time basis for 6 months. You probably recognise the face from a recent Pathfinders event, Adam hosted a gaming event alongside Ryan a couple of months ago. Here is […]

Congratulations to Claire D’all! You’ve won our June Monthly Honours!

Claire is 26 and has been recognised for sharing her story and experiences through her blog and public speaking. She has Congenital MD and has recently moved into her own place. “I started my blog in October 2016 however I had a security issue with my blog last year, so I had to restart it […]