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A person with a disability Reaching for the stars,

**competition story please vote by shares and re-tweets** As a person with a disability, there are certain things I never thought I’d do.  After diagnosis and a swift degeneration which meant life as a wheelchair user, I grieved for the life I thought I’d have, and came to terms with the life I now thought…

Destiny say’s D is for Determination not Disability

**A brilliant competition story with a message at the end** My Great-granddaughter Destiny was born with Meningocele Spina Bifida she also had ventriculomegaly, Arnold chiari type 2 Neurogenic bladder and bowel, bilateral calcaneovalgus talipes and bilateral dislocated hips,  her problems were discovered at the 20 week scan and a termination was recommend as it was…

Disabled people only go out on weekdays and in daylight…

***competition story, you can judge this story by sharing on Facebook and twitter on the links above.*** I am very lucky to live in an area with a few different community disability transport schemes which pick you up from your house and take you to your destination. These have a lift and space for an…

A warning for all other contact lens users! and a thanks to UK Hospital

***competition story, share on Facebook and twitter on the links above.*** This happened to me and is a warning for all other contact lens users! Over the years I had worn contact lenses and I had been quite blaze about putting them in and taking them out. I always carefully washed my hands but I…

Stranded due to problem with the wheel on her mobility scooter

***competition story, you can judge this story by sharing on Facebook and twitter on the links above.*** Lots of things can make people feel marginalised. Different skin colour, different lifestyle, disability. We all make assumptions based on limited information and little experience. This is a story of how these assumptions were turned on their head. Abergavenny…

We have a winner on our wheelchair / disabled competition

Our first competition is over and we have a winner; if you are unaware of the competition it was for a disabled or wheelchair related story and the winner got an apple mini i-pad, There wasn’t a massive amount of entry’s, but what we did get was of good quality for our readers. The winner…

New online competition win another apple ipad,

Send your entry for the new online competition to win another Apple i-pad, The other competition went well and it will be judged in 9 days, so far we have a runaway leader; http://wheelchairaccessiblevehicles.co/mental-illness-is-the-silent-killer-awareness-needed/ we also have one cheat who tried to buy re-tweets on twitter, our web master can spot things like this and we…

54 year old type 1 diabetic i had a prostate check, Humor,

  **competition story, if you think this story should win the ipad, share on Facebook or twitter via the links above*** as a 54 year old type 1 diabetic.  i had a letter from my surgery to say they would like me to come in and have my prostate checked.never having had it done before…