Chloe Timms on publishing her first novel

I’ve loved writing for as long as I can remember. As a child I’d fold pieces of paper in half, illustrate the front cover and write stories about my friends and boys I fancied. Writing is a great leveller, and as a disabled child unable to do ballet or play sports like my non-disabled friends, […]

Freelance – Tanvi’s Top 5 Tips

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Going freelance just over five years ago was one of the best decisions I made. It can work really well for some people. Balancing lots of spinning plates is a challenge for most. Adding a long term neuromuscular condition into the mix can mean it’s tricky to keep a balance between work, health, relationships and […]

Jen’s Accessible Cruise Top Tips

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“I enjoy cruising because it really is the easiest way for me to go sightseeing in places I never thought I would ever get to see.”

SMA & Me – John’s Story

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For Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) awareness month we asked some of our members about living with their condition – John tells us about his passion for arts, acting, reading, the challenges he has faced throughout education, the positive impact of technology and more! My name is John P Vickers, and I am 42 and I […]

SMA & Me – Ross’ Story

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For Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) awareness month we asked some of our members about living with their condition – Ross tells us about learning to drive, his education, opportunities and the challenges he has faced along the way! I’m Ross. I’m 42 and have SMA Type II. Throughout life I’ve faced many challenges because of […]

SMA & Me – Nina’s Story

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For Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) awareness month we asked some of our members about living with their condition – Nina tells us about her moving to America with her husband, daughter and cat and groups she’s been part of, such as the Teesside Muscular Dystrophy Group! I’m 37 year old, born and raised in Middlesbrough […]

SMA & Me – Matthew’s Story

A man wearing a red jacket, sat in a Powerchair Football chair, outside a sports centre, holding a trophy.

For Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) awareness month we asked some of our members about living with their condition – here Matthew tells us about his love for Powerchair Football and sports, as well as his academic successes! My name is Matthew Hadfield, I am an Assistant Capital Accountant and Powerchair football player from Chesterfield. For […]

Adaptive Air Rifle Shooting – An Interview with Josh Wintersgill

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Air Rifle shooter and entrepreneur, Josh Wintersgill, has his own business and has been shooting for several years. The following interview gives us a brief introduction to the sport of Air Rifle shooting and Easy Travel Seat – a business that Josh built from the ground up! You can find out more about Adaptive Air […]