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.

Trustee Board: Recruiting for condition-specific representatives

Lucy Watts with assistance dog Molly

Since we became Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance, we’ve thought a lot about how to ensure that our trustee board brings the skills and experience we rely on, while also representing as many of our members as possible. We already have an excellent board of trustees, but as a charity representing the wider community of people with […]

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 […]

Powerchair Football – The Basics

Powerchair Football is a sport that allows wheelchair users with muscle-weakening conditions the opportunity to access the beautiful game. It is an active and competitive team sport for those who use an electric wheelchair. This article will introduce you to the sport of Powerchair Football, telling you everything that you need to know about this […]

Hayleigh Barclay’s Girl of the Ashes

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 […]

Congratulations to our volunteer Ryan Dack! You’ve won our May Monthly Honours!

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 […]

Comedy & Cocktails – a Pathfinders Fundraiser

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 […]

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Sam

It has been over a year since lockdown began and it has pretty much been the same sort of thing every
day. The same rooms and walls we have all grown to get used to during the pandemic. Throughout
lockdown I’ve been in the same home with the same people, experiencing many stages of the pandemic
together. We are now on the verge of exiting lockdown but here is my lockdown story.