Disability
This is all about how we can create a fair and just society where people with disabilities can participate fully in society both physically and digitally. Photo by Jemima Stubbs.
Invisible Disabilities

Invisible Disabilities

Helen Jaques is the manager of MAIN, a Tees-based charity. MAIN helps people who live with a range of disabilities, by giving them the skills they need to live an independent life, while having fun and making friends. MAIN works with children and adults, parents,...

Life after Diagnosis

Life after Diagnosis

What happens to your dreams when diagnosed with a life limiting health condition? We all have expectations of what our lives would be… dreams, aspirations and goals we spend years building, planning and chasing. But what happens when you are then diagnosed with a life...

When you look at me, what do you see?

When you look at me, what do you see?

I want to help you to see the person. I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Behçet’s Syndrome, CVS, PoTs, Gastro failure and pernicious anaemia. Each diagnosis comes with its own challenges, but there’s no barrier that can’t be knocked down or climbed over with a bit of...

Pip responds to the crisis

Pip responds to the crisis

During the pandemic, Pip put her own vulnerabilities aside to step up and help others in need. She is a true hero of #TheTees. Here, she shares her thoughts on the power of volunteering. You can find out more about Pip's work here: www.facebook.com/pipdisabledmum...

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