When I was growing up, there wasn’t many depictions of disability in the media, and when there was it was often a pity party or a token storyline. Nowadays, things are getting better – slowly, very slowly. But we still need more representation and inclusion of disabled characters in all forms of media. For the […]
Our amazing volunteer Ryan Dack has contributing as a volunteer for Pathfinders over the passed few months and has been doing an excellent job blogging, social media as well writing up our Quiz! He has been especially recognised for his voluntary work with Pathfinders, particularly during the recent Mental Health Awareness week. Ryan produced some […]
Pathfinders is delighted to announce a night of comedy and cocktails on Thursday 10th June – headlined by Britain’s Got Talent winner, Lost Voice Guy – the first stand-up comedian to use a communication aid. Tickets are available now Our work relies on fundraising in order to keep doing what we do – and you […]
Pathfinders are looking for young people with DMD to be part of a project to put on their own online event! Do you have a hobby you’d like to share? … or are you passionate about something and you’d like to tell people about it? Do you come along to our events and think you would like […]
Meet our new researcher, Suzanne. Her first research blog introduces our upcoming research on transition to adulthood for people with DMD.
Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance is partnering with Duchenne UK, to address the lack of choice and control over accessible housing for people with muscle-weakening conditions.
April’s honours go to Pathfinders member Harry Thompson for his great sporting achievements. Harry has been playing Boccia, a precision target ballgame, for 12 years and initially started going to a Boccia Club because of friends. But said he started taking it seriously when someone commented on his ability to throw at targets. A few […]
Our Development Worker Sanjeev gives us his thoughts on Hospital visits and HIS bag when staying overnight.
The team keeps growing! We’re expanding even further, as we’ve now taken on a Research officer. We’re pleased to introduce Suzanne Glover from Northern Ireland, as the newest member of the Pathfinders staff team! Suzanne is currently a PhD student at Ulster University and is recently married. Here’s a bit more about Suzanne in here […]
We are delighted to announce that the Pathfinders Monthly Honours award goes to Louise Watch. The award for this month recognises Louise’s crafting and fundraising achievements. She has been paper crafting for 15 years and soon began creating beautiful cards for friends and family. Her love of card-making soon overtook her need to make cards […]