By Liam Baldock and Steph Knight. Mark*, who lives with Spina Bifida, has admitted it’s hard to find love whilst living with a disability and feels that the major obstacle that people like him face is acceptance. This comes after the announcement that a disabled night out is being hosted at Cameo Nightclub the night […]
People with ‘invisible’ disabilities may soon find it a lot easier to get from one place to another with their cars. If successful, a new Department for Transport proposal would give people with hidden disabilities, such as autism or dementia, access to blue badges. The Blue Badge scheme, which was first introduced in 1970, has […]
A former Dorset disability care worker recalls both the struggles and importance of sport for disabled children. Alison Mulholland, a former care worker for Chailey Heritage School, spoke about the sporting opportunities at the school. Located in Sussex, they look to work with children with complex, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and learning difficulties. Were there many […]
Disabled football has surged in popularity within the UK in the last few years – yet people still don’t know their local teams. Findings from the Sport England Active People Survey show 14% increase in the amount of FA affiliated disabled teams, participation rising by 15,000 people and three international tournaments devoted to wheelchair football. […]
Confidence has been a potential barrier in the development of a new inclusive disability sports league, looking to promote disabled sports within the Dorset area. A recent partnership between AFC Bournemouth, The Premier League and Bournemouth University has seen the development of a disability-inclusive sporting league, providing sporting opportunities for all ages and abilities. However, […]
Sport BU partner with Victoria Education Centre to provide opportunities for disabled students. Bournemouth University has partnered with Victoria Education Centre, AFC Bournemouth, and the Premier League to promote a disability-inclusive sports league for students and members of the community. The league, including six other local schools – Winchelsea, Oakdale, Longfleet, Victoria, St. Josephs and […]
A multimedia project exploring the taboo surrounding sex, intimacy and disability.